Catch 22: Teach Critical Thinking, But Don't Do It Too Well

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, John Spencer

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Our guest this week points out that teaching critical thinking can be dangerous. Tune in to highlights and commentary from the 5/28/13 #Edchat on the challenges of teaching critical thinking.

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Nontraditional Summertime Professional Development

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Jeffrey Carpenter, Fred Ende

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Highlights and commentary from the 6/4/13 #Edchat on the creative creative uses of the summer break.

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The New Rules of Engagement: Reinventing Parental Involvement

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Joe Mazza

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Highlights and commentary from the 5/14/13 #Edchat on the creative new ways to get parents involved in the education process.

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Carving Out Time for Genius Hour on the Way to Common Core

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Angela Maiers

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Highlights and commentary from the 5/21/13 #Edchat on the Genius Hour and the challenge of balancing student-directed learning with the mandates of the Common Core curriculum.

 

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School Admins, Tear Down That Wall!: Breaking Through the Barriers to Social Media in Schools

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Tom Krawczewicz

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Highlights and commentary from the 5/14/13 #Edchat on whether the use of social media and technology are gaining acceptance in schools and how to tear down the remaining walls.

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