MERLOT (1997-2011). Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching. Retrieved from http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm.
MERLOT is a great site for all kinds of lesson ideas and curriculum enhancements. There are simulations – like frog dissection, powerpoint presentations, and other media and technology resources that would enhance instruction.
Department of Education (1997 – 2012). Federal Resources for Educational Excellence. Retrieved from http://free.ed.gov/index.cfm
Free resources from federal agencies to support curriculum in many subjects including
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onlinemathlearning.com (2005, 2009, 2010). Truth Tables for Multiple Statements. Retrieved from http://www.onlinemathlearning.com/truth-tables-2.html
4) incomplete citation – Retrieved from http://www.councilforeconed.org/resources/
5) philosophy dot lander dot edu (1998-2011). Philosophy Home Page. Retrieved from http://philosophy.lander.edu/index.html.
An online course on philosophy by Lee C. Archie, Humanities Division, Lander University, Greenwood, SC, which includes quizzes, tests, readings, links to other tutorials, and a search engine. A good introduction to logic with a humanities perspective.
6) Paul, Richard and Elder, Linda (2007). The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking: Concepts and Tools. Retrieved from http://vault.hanover.edu/~ahrens/CT.pdf.pdf.
Scholars from the Council for Public Liberal Arts Colleges California-designated campus, Sonoma State University, developed this manual to define critical thinking, evaluate thought, questioning, reasoning, and reasoning, the proceses and problems faced by critical thinkers envisioning critical societies. The manual includes tips on developing a reasoned argument in essays.
7) Lau, Joe, University of Hong Kong (2009). A mini guide to critical thinking. Retrieved from http://www.box.com/s/jcp6nnblol1kzh33co53
This mini guide includes strong discussions on meaning, definitions, necessary and sufficient conditions, linguistic pitfalls. basic logical concepts, arguments, validity and soundness, patterns of valid arguments, causation, morality, and fallacies.
8) Lau, Joe, University of Hong Kong (2011). OpenCourseWare on critical thinking, logic, and creativity. Retrieved from http://philosophy.hku.hk/think/.
This website includes 12 modules on critical and creative thinking, fun logic puzzles, links to other texts, videos, and an introduction to these topics from the perspectives of Hong Kong. Summaries of the modules are shared in class and posted in this ePortfolio under critical thinking.
A website that makes using a dictionary fun, including
This site also offers Spanish-English translations, medical dictionaries and an encyclopedia.
| 10) U.S. Department of Education (2012). U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from http://www.ed.gov/.
This website supports the mission of the U.S. Department of Education which includes –
“ED’s mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access” (from U.S. Department of Education (2012). Overview and Mission Statement. http://www2.ed.gov/about/landing.jhtml).
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