April 20, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

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 […]

Reimagined Cover Art for Classic Books Coming to Schools, Libraries Nationwide

Schools and libraries can play host to the Recovering the Classics exhibit of re-imagined covers of well-loved novels such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Call of the Wild.