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Web 2.0, Higher-Order Thinking, and Macbeth: Part 3

Solving Problems Before They Become Problems One thing I have learned about using a new resource is to think through the entire process.  What will the final product look like?  What will the rubric include?  How will it be collected and graded?  How do I prevent my teenage students from getting themselves (and perhaps me … Continue reading

Web 2.0, Higher-Order Thinking, and Macbeth: Part 1

Part I: The Simplicity of Twitter Twitter is an interesting and powerful Web 2.0 tool.  Originally intended as a simple social networking resource, educators have found value in Twitter’s simplicity as well.  There is something invigorating and even seductive about engaging the students on ground that is already familiar to them. Clear Goals At the … Continue reading