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Using Argument Maps to Develop Argumentation Skills

Students’ ability to design and understand their arguments can improve by teaching the relatively simple skills of argument mapping. While dozens of software programs such as Rationale and Augumentative make applying this skill relatively easy, teachers and students can apply simple rules with blank pieces of paper and colored pencils to practice the process of […]

21st-Century Learning Skills and Classical Education: Is There Common Ground?

This session will provide an overview of the ideas of learning 21st-century learning skills advocates and explore whether these skills align with classical education. The focus will primarily be on the partnership for 21st-century Learning Skills and this organizations call for teaching communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creative thinking skills.