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ERIC Number: ED457114
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Slavery, Social Science Research, Social Sciences, Standards, Thematic Approach
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: CATAJS@Hofstra.edu.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: New Jersey Council for the Social Studies.; New York State Council for the Social Studies.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey; New York