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Curriculum Resources for Teachers, by Teachers

CN teachers and staff review websites and books, comment on useful classroom strategies, and point to helpful local resources. Because some Teacher2Teacher pieces defied simple categorization you will find them listed more than once below.

Journalism

Making News: Texts for Teaching Reporting
by Barbara Selvin, College Now summer program at Queens College

Math

Experimenting in Geometry: It’s Not a Spectator Sport
by Laurel Cooley, professor of mathematics and computer studies, York College

Reading across the Curriculum

A review of Reading for Understanding

by Eric H. Shed, teacher, College Now, Hostos Community College

Science

College Now Goes to the Movies: Using Film to Promote Critical Thinking and Writing about Science
by Mary Ortiz, professor of biological sciences, and Robert Singer, professor of English, Kingsborough Community College

Learning the Living Environment the Wet Way: AREAC, New York City’s Estuaries, and Balanced Aquaria
by Chester Zarnoch, Brooklyn College

Making Science a Verb: Web Sites Connect Students and Teachers around GLOBE
by Allan Ludman, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College

Technology in the Classroom

Beyond the Book: Designing a Course-Specific Web Page
by Loretta F. Kasper, professor of English, Kingsborough Community College

Creating a Stimulating Online Learning Environment: Blackboard in the College Now Classroom
by Ian Gardiner, New York City College of Technology

Did Shakespeare Write This for You?: Electronic Resources for Teaching about Plagiarism
by Eric Hofmann, University Director for Collaborative Programs, CUNY

“Ears On” Surfing: Web Sites that Support Well-Rounded Musicianship
by Sara Holtzschue, Kingsborough Community College

Theater

A review of Improvisation for the Theater
by Stephen Haff, teacher, Bushwick High School

Using Commedia dell’Arte to Motivate Student Learning
by Brian Leahy Doyle, professor, Lehman College Theatre Program

Writing across the Curriculum

College Now Goes to the Movies: Using Film to Promote Critical Thinking and Writing about Science
by Mary Ortiz, professor of biological sciences, and Robert Singer, professor of English, Kingsborough Community College

Did Shakespeare Write This for You?: Electronic Resources for Teaching about Plagiarism
by Eric Hofmann, University Director for Collaborative Programs, CUNY

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