January Community Highlights

January Community Highlights

By the OER Project Team

Ring in 2021 with these exciting conversations that are taking place in the OER Project Community. And if you’re looking for a New Year’s resolution you can accomplish right now, how about posting a question or an idea in one of these discussions?

Pacing during a pandemic

2020 is finally kaput, but we’re not out of the woods yet. Check out how fellow teachers have handled lesson pacing during an unpredictable year.

Go at your own pace

One-page graphic biographies

Are you using the new World History Project graphic biographies with your class? This conversation looks at the different ways teachers have been incorporating these texts in their classrooms.

Visualize history

Skills over content

Do you have any tips for assessing students on skills rather than content? Take a look at this thread, where a teacher in our community is asking for advice on doing just that.

Master these skills

Talking race in your classroom

The past few months have seen calls for justice around racial inequities across the globe. Here are a few ideas from the teacher community on how to engage with discussions about race with your students.

A sensitive approach

Plate tectonics question from a student

We’ve all been there—a student asks a question you don’t know the answer to. The community can be a great place to find support for tough student questions, like in the conversation below.

Find some answers

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