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How identifying attributes can help students learn viewpoints without labels

NCSS SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

The concept attainment model -- which is used in math and science courses to study the properties of an idea to better understand it -- can be applied to history and social studies lessons, write teachers Jody Passanisi and Shara Peters. In this blog post, they explain how the method helps students understand the differences between opposing groups by identifying each group by attributes rather than labels. MiddleWeb (02/22)


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NCSS SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

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NCSS SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

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NCSS SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Website allows teachers to share free, supplemental reading texts

NCSS SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Study examines how teachers' opinions of students influence grades

NCSS SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

Mass. social studies students learn about Uganda through dance

NCSS SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

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NCSS SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Skeletons of embracing couple discovered in Greece

NCSS SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

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NCSS SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015


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