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Apply logic to history — Critical Thinking in United States History

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. The 4-Volume Critical Thinking in United States History Series teaches students how to apply logic to history by analyzing and evaluating primary sources and questioning how to discern the reliability of historical texts. I consider this curriculum to be one of […]

Words to brighten up your September

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

• adumbrate = to give an incomplete or faint outline or indication of something; to give a vague indication or warning of something to come • allegation = an assertion, especially relating to wrongdoing or misconduct on somebody’s part, that has yet to be proved or supported by evidence • apophasis = the rhetorical device […]

Economics, United States History, and Government for your high school student

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. A Basic History of the United States, 6 Volumes by Clarence B. Carson, first published 1983-2004 by American Textbook Committee, now published by Boundary Stone For your highschoolers I recommend Clarence B. Carson’s A Basic History of the United States. The […]

Even a cricket can be a friend

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. A Pocketful of Cricket by Rebecca Caudill (illustrated by Evaline Ness) is my new favorite children’s read-aloud. On his way home with the cows one evening, six-year-old Jay catches a cricket and makes it his friend. A Pocketful of Cricket was […]

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