All posts tagged Teaching

A Wisconsin and Southern locomotive engine passes in front of the Blount St. natural gas power plant in Madison, Wisconsin. A bicycle is parked in the foreground.

A Syllabus for Contextualizing Energy Policy Debates

Visions of the future of United States energy production cannot be understood without a good sense of the past. We’ve gathered some of the most helpful sources for thinking historically about energy.

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Six Quick Lessons in How to Read a Landscape

How do you teach someone to re-see a place they know well? Try these tips on introducing students to the practice of treating landscapes as historical documents.

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Faculty Favorites: New Books for the Classroom

Professors at the University of Wisconsin-Madison share the books and articles they’re most excited about teaching this fall.

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Rethinking Frank Lloyd Wright in the 21st Century

Frank Lloyd Wright wanted to embrace the natural world and push the boundaries of modern design. What do these conflicting desires mean for environmental teaching and thinking today?

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Josie Sajbel, Sun and Sets

Learning Cartography; or, a Gallery of Awesome Maps

Exploring family farms, racial inequality, sea monsters, and much more, student mapmakers gain new understandings of place.

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April 2016 Recommendations

Edgy Stuff: April 2016 Recommendations

April 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Global Visions: Rethinking the Globe and How We Teach It

A new website serves as a resource for educators in the global humanities.

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March 2016

Edgy Stuff: March 2016 Recommendations

March 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Notes from the Great Transition

Training people to help create communities that are better suited to a changing environment is important work—but quite a challenge when it’s not at all clear what that future will look like.

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Broadcasting the Wisconsin Idea: A Local History

The establishment of Station 9XM and experimental educational broadcasting is part of a larger story of radio and The Wisconsin Idea.

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