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2020


Evolution: Pokémon v. Bizarre Real Animals

Lisa Yuk Kuen Yau
Keywords: Biology, Critical thinking, Evolution, pokemon, Science

2019


Dawning of A Sunrise

Valerie Adams
Keywords: Critical thinking, Drama, ELA, fables, folktales, frame story, frame tale, Middle East, multi-intelligence, narrative, pair, Personal Identity, poetry, Reading, share, short stories, South Asia, storytelling, think, writing

The Art of the Ad: A Critical Investigation of Persuasive Tactics

Alima McKnight
Keywords: advertising, confidence, Critical thinking, English language learners, ESOL, opinion writing, persuasive writing, Self-Regulated Learning (SRL), special education, SpEd, theme

Critical Thinking in Elementary School English Language Arts

Karen Detlefsen, Terry-Anne Wildman, Eliezer Gottlieb, Geralyn McGinty, Kimberly Gallagher, Kireema Sprowal, Lisa Yau, Melissa Green, Peggy Savage, Stephen Esser, Allauren Forbes
Keywords: Critical thinking, ELA, elementary, English

2018


Making Philosophic Ideas Visible: Connecting the Age of Enlightenment and the French Revolution

Alexander de Arana
Keywords: Age of Enlightenment, Critical thinking, Foundations of Government, French Revolution, Political thought, Social Contract, social studies

Socratic Philosophy for Kids

Krystle Birdsall
Keywords: Analyzing arguments, Critical thinking, ELA activity, ethics, Making connections, Morality, Personal Identity, Philoslphy of science, philosophy, Questioning, social studies

Philosophy in the Social Contract and Forms of Government

Taylor Franko
Keywords: Analyzing arguments, Critical thinking, philosophy, Political thought, Questioning, social studies

Building Numeracy and Dismantling Math-Phobia Through Problem-Solving

Bridget Mason
Keywords: abstract reasoning, algebra, Algebra 1, Analyzing arguments, Critical thinking, habits of mind, Making connections, Math, modeling, pattern recognition, problem solving, quantitative reasoning, Questioning

Empathetic Community Philosophy

Jaimie Piotrowicz
Keywords: Analyzing arguments, Critical thinking, ELA activity, ethics, Making connections, Personal Identity, philosophy, Questioning, social justice

Teaching Morals Through the Lenses of Social Media

Stephanie Robinson
Keywords: Analyzing arguments, Critical thinking, ELA activity, ethics, Making connections, Morality, Personal Identity, philosophy, Political thought, Questioning, social justice

Reading Philosophy in The Hate U Give

Amanda Schear
Keywords: Critical thinking, ELA activity, Making connections, Personal Identity, philosophy, Questioning, social justice

“Who Am I? An Exploration of Personal Identity Through Philosophy and Literature”

Jessica Waber
Keywords: Critical thinking, Making connections, Morality, Personal Identity, philosophy, Questioning, social justice

Critical Thinkers Are World Changers

Charlette Walker
Keywords: Analyzing arguments, character development, Critical thinking, ELA activity, empowerment, ethical responsibility, ethics, Morality, Personal Identity, philosophical chairs, philosophy, social justice

2016


Exploring Biography through an Author Study: Jan Brett

Charlena Watson
Keywords: biography, Critical thinking

2010


Problem Solving Strategies for Third Graders

Nicole Flores and Angela Han
Keywords: Critical thinking, Everyday Math, multiplication, subtraction

2009


Prosody and the African American Poet: A Case for Close Reading

Deborah Samuel
Keywords: active engagement, close readings, Critical thinking, English, English literature, examine, literary techniques, Literature, poetry, read, slow down

2008


Latino Immigrants and Communities in Philadelphia

Alison McCartney
Keywords: building community, Critical thinking, Culture, English, group work, immigration process, interdisciplinary skills, Latino, Latinos in Philadelphia, Puerto Rico, social studies, stereotypes, World Language

THE SANKOFA – HIP HOP CONNECTION

Karen L. Brinkley
Keywords: analyze and critique, comparative analysis, Critical thinking, Ghana, hip-hop, importance of music, movies, past traditions, primary source documents, rap music, sankofa, Technology, Twi language

Scratching beyond the Surface: Hip Hop and Its Art of Persuasion

Samuel A. Reed, III
Keywords: commercial and community, Critical thinking, hip-hop, hip-hop lyrics, media literacy, non-print media, persuasion, persuasive digital stories, persuasive techniques, persuasive writing, rap music, Reading, social studies, traditional literacy, writing

Genetics through the Eyes of Tomorrow

Wendy J. Hafford
Keywords: Beyond This Horizon, Brave New World, creativity, Critical thinking, Gattaca, genetics, Media, Science, writing