Authored by Bonnie Lathram & Tom Vander Ark
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As technological solutions continue to solve many of today’s dilemmas, problems we encounter in many fields including regarding the environment, justice system, and in commerce, we need a strong background not just in fields but also in the humanities. We know integrated content occurs naturally in the real world. There are excellent approaches featured in this collection that allow students to make these connections across content areas. In other words, there are no silos or containers for knowledge. Given the breadth of the field, humanities integrates into many other content areas. Think about the impact strong reading skills can have in a math course or strong writing skills can have in a science class. We see this content integration throughout schools that incorporate and as foundational approaches to learning.
“Getting Smart on Blending Middle Grade Humanities” highlights best practices as well as leaders in the field such as and , next gen tools that are utilizing blended approaches including and , articles by Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark, and a Google Hangout featuring Tom and David Ruff of
This bundle was published in partnership with (NMEF). NMEF works with schools to implement the principles of student-centered learning—learning that is personalized, engaging, competency-based and happens anytime, anywhere. NMEF helps schools strengthen what is working and substantially update and improve policies and practices that are outdated.