Karen Roles

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What You Need to Know First to Understand the Russian Revolution

“Now that the lush and prosperous years had come to Russia, the last thing she needed was war; they should have just said a Requiem Mass for that …

Like The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, humourless pod people are sucking the joy out of learning, in a monotonous march towards target grades<p>In The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Dr Miles Bennell realises that more and more of his patients and friends have been replaced by extraterrestrials. …

Teaching

The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies

<i>The Councilor</i> is the peer-reviewed journal of the Illinois Council for the Social Studies. Since 1939, <i>The Councilor</i> has published articles that …

A Reading Guide for Those in Despair About American Politics

Nearly three dozen book recommendations to help make sense of the state of U.S. democracy, from academics, comedians, activists, and more<p>No matter who wins the U.S. presidential election on November 8, America’s got some grappling to do. This race has been full of sexism, racism, anti-Semitism, …

Sexual Harassment

Teaching Critical Thinking: Some Practical Points

We all endorse it and we all want our students to do it. We also claim to teach it. “It” is critical thinking, and very few of us actually teach it …

Evidence-Based Argument Lesson Plans

Evidence-Based Argument<br>Lesson plans and teaching resources<p>200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing <br>Prompts by category for the student who can't think …

Why we need to teach political philosophy in schools

What is the spectre haunting Europe today? It’s simple. The thing that truly dogs us, that really drags at our heels, is ignorance. Ignorance of the …

America's First (Secret) Female President

President Woodrow Wilson lay with his mouth drooping, unconscious, having suffered a thrombosis on October 2, 1919, that left him paralyzed on his …

History

Byzantium or Medieval Greece?

I received my master's degree in "Byzantine" history and during my studies I never questioned the legitimacy of "Byzantine" in describing or distorting the history of the Greeks after their forced conversion to Christianity in the fourth century of our era. Greece had been a Roman province since …

These 3 Questions Will Immediately Increase Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence (EI or EQ) is marked by a person's ability to recognize and understand emotions (both his or her own and those of others), and to use that information to guide decision making. It includes demonstrating extremely complex qualities such as empathy, sympathy, and compassion.<p>Of …

Emotional Intelligence