Roaring 20s, Great Depression
By M. Scott Niederjohn and William C. Wood
Keynesian fiscal policy—out of fashion with economists and policymakers for decades—has enjoyed a revival under President Obama’s new economic policy team, but competing approaches also have their advocates.
--Justin Reich and Thomas Daccord
(Subtitled: "Integrating Technology with Shneiderman’s Collect-Relate-Create-Donate Framework"). In this multiple day investigation of teenage homelessness during the Great Depression, students use a range of technologies—search engines, blogs, and podcasting tools—to investigate the political, economic, and social history of the time. --> read more »
Folk in the History Classroom: Using the Music of the People to Teach Eras and Events (Elementary Education)Submitted by Jennifer Bauduy on Fri, 07/24/2009 - 11:41am
By Michael G. Lovorn
The featured lesson uses Woody Guthrie’s “Dust Storm Disaster” to study the Dust Bowl from the perspective of those most affected.
--Dwight R. Lee
We may never achieve perfectly free international trade, but the struggle to reduce existing trade restriction is a noble one.