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Happy Project Idea for Humanities Classes

I know it’s about to be that time of year where you start thinking about what that April or May project is going to be in your Humanities class.  You might be thinking something engaging, perhaps with lots of student

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Books in Projects (With Happy Book Ideas!)

As an English teacher, I know how tricky it can be to meaningfully incorporate longer books and literature- whether fiction or nonfiction- into projects. Too often they feel like add-ons: thematically related but ancillary to the project at hand. I

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Happy Data

When I taught an intensive literacy class for 10th graders I decided, somewhat randomly, to do a project based unit focused on data and data literacy.  At the time, it just seemed like a good idea.  Students had to research

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