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Using Primary Sources to Reach Reluctant Readers and Teach Reading Skills

Using Primary Sources to Reach Reluctant Readers and Teach Reading Skills

In the first breakout session at the DEN Pre-con in Hershey, presenter Elizabeth Shotwell  readily admitted hating social studies in high school because it was just memorizing facts. It was a History of Civilization class in college and a professor who said that history was just the “juiciest gossip” that got passed down through the

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Merging Literature, Discoverystreaming, and Web 2.0 Tools: Howard Gunther @ #DENPRECON 2011

Join Gunther on a DEN Pre-ISTE adventure Howard Gunther, CT DEN Leadership Council Events Coordinator, delivered a multi-layered and  exciting approach to an often overlooked area at conferences: language arts and humanities, aka English and Literature. This session is exactly what I have been looking for as we move as a district into block scheduling

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