May 28, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison | SLJ Review

K-Gr 4 –An artist’s social media sensation is lovingly brought to life in this standout title.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary, the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. That was certainly the case in our experience. However, at each level—middle […]

Jackie Robinson: Remembering an American Hero | Watch and Read

Jackie Robinson’s story is a captivating, inspiring, and important one, and young moviegoers who have seen the new biopic 42 will want to know more about his groundbreaking accomplishments as well as his life and times. Here are some great books to recommend.