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Hidden Figures - COMmon Read 2017-2018  

Last Updated: Nov 8, 2017 URL: http://libguides.marin.edu/hiddenfigures Print Guide

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Guide to the Book with Questions for Each Chapter

Wonderful guide for instructors using the book in class. From HarperCollins Publisher.


Book Club: For Instructors Who Can't Fit Another Thing In!

Some instructors want to use the book in their courses but don't have time to fit it in. Here's a time-efficient idea from Peggy Dodge, Early Childhood Education professor, who uses a format called "Book Clubs." 

  • Peggy gives students a choice of two books to read, Hidden Figures or The Bean Trees
  • Students read book for homework over the course of the semester
  • Four times during class, students break into groups to discuss the book they chose
  • Before each of these four session, students write out their responses to questions that Peggy has prepared (Please see link below)

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