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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Ideas for teaching students to craft logical arguments - courtesy of ASCD smart brief

  • With the increased focus on argument, here are some effective instructional strategies for teachers to use.
    The writer of this blog post suggests ways in which educators can teach students to construct logical arguments, a key element of the new Common Core State Standards on writing. Among other ideas, Katherine Schulten suggests students analyze a series of opinion blog posts on a topic that interests them, or create a collection of classroom opinions on a new topic of their choosing. The New York Times (tiered subscription model)/The Learning Network blog (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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