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Logical Fallacies Master List

A Complete Logical Fallacies List With Examples For Critical Thinking contributed by Owen M. Wilson, University of Texas El Paso A logical fallacy is an irrational argument made through faulty reasoning common enough to be named for the nature of its…

Shark Tank For Students

These resources support ELA and SEL standards to encourage students to map out their business ideas—and gain a deeper understanding of how their favorite companies and CEOs became household names.

Self-Directed Learning Guiding Questions

What I need to know What I know What others know What’s knowable What’s not knowable What’s most interesting What’s most important (see #1 and #2) How can/should I break this down into learnable bits and piees? Where should I…

Research Competencies

Finding 1. Skim past less helpful info. 2. Use relevant keywords 3. Choose general vs. specific searches 4. Document/curate artifacts from search process Evaluation 1. For credibility 2. For timeliness 3. For bias 4. For relevance Citing 1. Understanding rights/copyrights/creative…

Reading Competencies

Reading Competencies Idea 1. Identify and analyze a theme or thesis and its development (e.g, the use of supporting details, rhetorical techniques, literary devices, writing style, tone, mood, modalities, etc.)  2. Recognize how a theme or thesis or media fits…

Writing Competencies

 Structure 1. Form precise simple sentences 2. Form powerful complex sentences 3. Create sentences using available writing strategies 4. Vary sentence length for effect 5. Structure paragraphs effectively for clarity and effect (SRE, SEE, CEC) Organization 1. Use logical idea…