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Transitioning from Conventional to Connected Teaching: Small Moves and Radical Acts

By Nicole Mirra
By illuminating the stories and experiences of those who lived behind barbed wire at the Tule Lake Segregation Center, these lessons ask students to think critically about the Japanese American experience during World War II and how it connects to events today. This resource shares links to…
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Bioethics, Informed Consent, and Open Networks: The Story of Bioethics Day

By Jennifer Smyth
After reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, high school teachers work across schools to design and facilitate a “Bioethics Day” and then reflect on the ways it supported a more connected learning for their students. Included are details about planning the day as well as inquiry…
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From the Tule Lake Segregation Center to the Virtual World

By Grace Morizawa
By illuminating the stories and experiences of those who lived behind barbed wire at the Tule Lake Segregation Center, these lessons ask students to think critically about the Japanese American experience during World War II and how it connects to events today. This resource shares links to…
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Getting Started with Disciplinary Literacy

Disciplinary literacy is about the particular focus on reading and writing in a discipline or content area, the unique texts and strategies that constitute a discipline. This collection contains a small set of resources to start to explore disciplinary literacy.
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Exploring Our Environment Together: Green Is the New Pink

By Ellen Shelton
A school-community-university partnership, called the “Green Is The New Pink: Young Women Environmentalism-in-Action,” supported young women in grades 8-11 to explore environmental issues in a local context, igniting passions through their own inquiries.
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Disrupting the Prolonged Silence: Youth Inquiry of the Tulsa Race Massacre

By Shanedra Nowell
Using digital tools and the power of student-inquiry, 6-12 graders explored the question, “What can we learn about the Tulsa Race Massacre to make the world a better place?” Here are field trip documents from when The Oklahoma State University Writing Project partnered with the John Hope…
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The Boise State Writing Project's Science Pathway

Created as part of the Building New Pathways to Leadership initiative, this website documents the Boise State Writing Project's year-long Science Pathway, designed to cultivate science teacher leaders in the site and state. Site leaders interested in expanding their site's content-area…
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