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ERIC Number: ED457114
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 150
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Social Science Docket, 2000-2001.
Singer, Alan, Ed.
Social Science Docket, v1 n1-2 Win/Spr 2000-Sum/Fall 2001
A joint publication of the New York and New Jersey State Councils for the Social Studies, "Social Science Docket" presents K-12 teachers with resources covering the social science disciplines, including history, economics, political science, sociology, geography, anthropology, and psychology. Each issue includes theme-related and non-themed articles; lesson plans; learning activities; book, movie, and museum reviews; and organization, Web site, and print listings. Regular features include teaching with historic places, document-based instruction, local history, using oral history, and addressing controversial issues. Contents of Volume 1 Number 1 include: "Shared History--The Separation of New Jersey and New York"; "Social Studies Standards"; "The Meaning of Freedom in the Modern World" (A. Singer); "Special Section: Great Irish Famine Curriculum" ("Addressing Controversial Historical Issues through the Study of the Great Irish Famine" (M. Murphy, M. McC. Miletta, A. Singer); "Visiting Ireland Today" (J. Y. Singer, A. Singer); "Great Irish Famine Museum" (R. Gaglione, L. Costello); "Traditional Irish Crafts"; "Malthus, Classical Political Economy, and the Causes of the Great Famine" (L. Frohman); "Check It Out--Building with Books" (C. A. Dircks); "Irish Immigrants in Paterson, New Jersey during the Jacksonian Era" (H. Harris); "Local History: The Civil Rights Movement on Long Island" (S. Cornelius); "The Battle Over School Integration on Long Island, N.Y." (J. K. Loftus); "What Happens to a Dream Deferred" (D. G. Mitchell); "Teaching with Oral History: Dr. Eugene Reed and the Battle for Civil Rights on Long Island" (C. Grant, J. Syffrard); "The Character of the Electoral College: A View from New York State" (G. Bugh); "Selecting the President" (H. Dircks); "Current Events from the Past" (L. Lupinski-Huvane); "The Warts Are Missing at Most Historic Sites" (A. S. Libresco); "A Science Teacher Looks at Social Studies" (S. M. Hines); "Human Rights Education: Human Rights on the World Wide Web" (D. Banks); and "Teaching Children about Human Rights Using the Work of Eve Bunting" (J. Singer). Contents of Volume 1 Number 2, a Slavery and the Northern States-themed issue, are: "Editorial and Classroom Activity: Teaching about Slavery in the Americas" (A. Singer); "Teachers Respond to Teaching about Slavery in the Americas"; "Teaching about Slavery: A Pedagogical Paradox" (J. J. McNamara); "Slavery and the Northern States: Complicity and Resistance" (A. Singer); "The Freedom Quest in New York State"; "Abolitionists among New York's 'Founding Fathers'" (K. Brady); "Classroom Activity: New Yorkers Battle Against Slavery"; "The History of Slavery in New Jersey" (G. R. Wright); "Fighting for Freedom" (N. Shakir); "Teaching Ideas" (N. Shakir); "John Woolman: New Jersey's Eighteenth Century Quaker Abolitionist" (C. F. Howlett); "Underground Railroad Sites in New York and New Jersey" (L. Peterson; J. Pesato); "The Underground Railroad and Abolitionism in Central New York" (J. Wellman); "Classroom Activity: "Runaway Slave Advertisements from around the Region"; "Classroom Activity: Documenting Complicity with Slavery"; "Classroom Activity: Debating Resistance to Slavery"; "Using History-Mysteries with Elementary Students: Or, How You can Stop Worrying and Learn To Love the Test" (A. S. Libresco); "African American Lives in Early New Jersey: Excerpts from the Narratives of Abraham Johnstone, William Boen, and Samuel Ringgold Ward"; "African American Lives in Early New York State: Excerpts from the Narratives of Venture Smith, Sojourner Truth, William Brown, and Reverend Thomas James"; "A Scientist Looks at Social Studies: What Is Race?" (S. M. Hines); "Slavery on the World Wide Web" (R. Edwards, V. K. Campbell, C. Cronin); "Viewing History? Film and Historical Memory" (C. Vitiere); "Perspective and Engagement: Slavery and Reconstruction in Literature for Middle and High School Students" (S. Smith); "Teaching Young Children about Slavery" (J. Y. Singer); "Book Reviews: Freedom Crossing and Where I'm Bound" (R. Gaglione, D. Golden); and "Collaboration between Teachers and School Media Specialists" (H. Willett). (BT)
Social Science Docket, Department of Curriculum and Teaching, 243 Mason GW, 113 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (one-year subscription, $15; single issue, $10). Tel: 516-463-5853; Fax: 516-463-6196; e-mail:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey Council for the Social Studies.; New York State Council for the Social Studies.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey; New York