Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Prsent and Future of Advanced Placement by Chester Finn and Andrew Scanlan (Princeton, 2019) traces the origins Advanced Placement programs, their influence, and impact on higher education.
Historical photographic collections from the City of Tampa’s Archives and Records Division are available online via the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library. Click here to learn more about these online exhibits. Image source
The USF Libraries Anti-Racist Reading list, curated by St. Pete’s Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, includes library-owned resources. both print and e-books through the Libraries.. The purpose of the list is to help our community create meaningful discourse about the injustices and racial … Continue Reading
This is a guest post from USF Copyright Librarian, LeEtta Schmidt. Imagine that you are walking down the sidewalk in a suburban neighborhood. All around you are houses with big picture windows, gardens, bird baths, dogs, cars, and picket fences. You wouldn’t … Continue Reading
Education Week has posted some very helpful teacher resources in their article, “15 Classroom Resources for Discussing Racism, Policing, and Protest.” Some of these include a PBS lesson plan about the death of George Floyd, the Anti-Defamation League short lesson on Floyd’s … Continue Reading
Authors of Research Methods for Social Justice and Equity in Education hope to “guide students and researchers through the most typical sequences of questions they generate while exploring research for social justice and equity.”
Image credit How do we get students to evaluate what they find on the open Web? One technique is to teach them how to fact-check sources and read “laterally” across many sites instead of trying to verify the authority of just one … Continue Reading
Image credit Jennie Young argues in her post from Inside Higher Education that an over-emphasis on academic citing methods or what is called an “citation obsession” should not be a high priority in teaching and learning.