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Using student writing in various ways to stimulate critical thinking.
Annotated bibliography of web sites, books and articles for your further investigation.
Two ways to address the age-old frustration of students not having read before coming to class.
This teacher organizes her course into three sections, which build into critical intellectual exchange among students.
Brief moments of low-stakes writing in class can lead students from their own concrete observations into conceptual course material.
Take the traditional research paper up a notch by asking students to employ their research as support for a persuasive argument to a specific audience.
Fast and easy in-class writing assignments can provide the moment of reflection your students need to engage and contribute in discussion.
Critical thinking journals are a powerful way to stimulate student reflection and integration of course content into students' daily lives.
To be a good writer, you must be a good editor. Here's how one teacher helps his students learn both skills at once.