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ERIC Number: ED466972
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 74
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
19th Century Canals and the Growth of New York and New Jersey.
Singer, Alan, Ed.
Social Science Docket, v2 n1 Spr 2002
This publication opens with a statement by the 2001-2002 National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) President Adrian Davis on the horrific events of September 11, 2001. Davis said that social studies educators need to reinforce the ideals of tolerance, equity, and social justice against a backlash of antidemocratic sentiments and hostile divisions. The article, "A Shared History, A Shared Tragedy," documents that New York and New Jersey have transcended political differences to cooperate in times of emergencies. Other articles in this issue include: "Are We Teaching 'Greek Myths' in the Global History Curriculum?" (A. Singer); "Teachers Respond to Teaching 'Greek Myths'"; "High-School-Level Activity: Editorial Board Meeting for a Textbook Publisher" (D. J. McNamara);"Demythologizing Subject Matter" (D. Cowell); "Review of the New York State Great Irish Famine Curriculum Guide" (K. Sheehan); "Teaching about the Great Irish Famine: A Response" (M. Murphy); "Teaching Writing with Documents" (J. Balantic; A. Libresco); "High School Classroom Activity: Teaching about the French Revolution--A Play" (M. Pezone); "Using Personal Family Documents in Document-Based Instruction" (E. Putnam); "Bridging Differences of Time, Place, and Culture" (J. Y. Singer); "Celebrating African American History: A Play" (C. Goodman); "Using Geography To Integrate Science and Social Studies" (H. Dircks); "A Science Teacher Looks at Social Studies: How Does Geography Shape History?" (S. M. Hines); "Eighth Grade Study-Travel Trip to Washington, DC" (R. Morris; J. McNeelly); "Web Site Directory on Economic Globalization" (K. W. Leman); "Tale of Two (New Jersey) Canals" (H. Green); "Middle-Level Activity: Towpath Canals of New Jersey" (L. Barth); "'Erie Canal: New York's Gift to the Nation': Review" (E. Samora), "Excerpts" (F. D. Larkin), and "Lesson Activities"; and "Genessee Valley Canal" (D. June). (BT)
Social Science Docket, Department of Curriculum and Teaching, 243 Mason GW, 113 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549. Tel: 516-463-5853; Fax: 516-463-6196; e-mail: For full text:
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: District of Columbia; Ireland; New Jersey; New York