Top History Resource Supports Critical Thinking

A ready-to-go route for refocusing formative assessment on critical thinking and literacy.
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A ready-to-go route for refocusing formative assessment on critical thinking and literacy.

App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. Beyond the Bubble was named a Best EdTech Tool of 2017. 

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Beyond the Bubble 

Top-quality assessments challenge students to think like historians

Pros: The assessments reward critical thinking vs. memorization; the rubrics and student samples aid implementation.

Cons: No supports for ELLs or other students with language challenges who may have trouble with the complex documents.

Bottom Line: A ready-to-go, pedagogically sound route for refocusing formative assessment on critical thinking and literacy rather than memorization.

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