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A radio drama project helps students learn about the 1920s and 30s as well as the important role that technology plays in our lives. Handouts include "Early Radio in the U.S." and "Bandwidth Problems ca. 1912: The Need for Federal Regulation."
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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.
By James D. Gwartney and Joseph Connors
The current economic crisis is primarily a story about unintended consequences and what happens when the incentive structure is damaged by unsound institutions and policies.
--Daniel F. Rulii
John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry—considered treasonous by some and heroic by others—helped strengthen the anti-slavery movement. Students can gain a deeper understanding of this event by studying General Lee's demand for Brown's surrender.
Social Studies Inquiry Grant Request for Proposals
Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education
College and University Faculty Assembly
National Council for the Social Studies --> read more »
National Council for the Social Studies presents three research awards designed to recognize substantive scholarly inquiry in social studies education. --> read more »
A Position Statement of National Council for the Social Studies (Revised) --> read more »
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The annual NCSS Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards recognize exceptional classroom social studies teachers for grades K-6, 5-8, and 7-12 who teach social studies regularly and systematically in elementary school settings, and --> read more »