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Divine Guidance

Yesterday in class, the students made presentations to the rest of us in preparation for our Chicago History Fair that evening. After each student shared their research, the rest of us would fill out a sheet which would give responses … Continue reading

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What suggestions do you have for next year’s 8th grade, to make sure this process is as meaningful as possible?

After the History Fair Thursday night (see the last post) I had the students reflect on the whole experience in class on Friday. We talked together for a while and then I had them write, responding to a few questions. The last question … Continue reading

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It is what it is. And it is pretty awesome.

Tonight’s the History Fair. A broad variety of topics have been researched by the students that is of particular interest to them. The only parameters for the topics were that the topic needed to fall between the bookends of the two … Continue reading

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