April 23, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Bill Thomson’s “The Typewriter” | A Lesson Plan

In his most recent book, The Typewriter, Bill Thomson delivers another visual adventure celebrating the power of the imagination. Here are some suggestions for using it in the classroom.

What We Learned | Crafting Standards-Based Lessons

Crafting standards-based lessons has taught our ‘Curriculum Connections’ columnists a thing or two. They share their insights in this article.

Our Ecological Footprint | Inquiry and Integration Across the Curriculum

Exploring the impact of human activity on the environment provides high school students with an opportunity to understand ecological issues from the inside out. By conducting hands-on research, teens have the opportunity to interact with their surrounding environment, collect evidence, and analyze results—and the implications for their community.