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ERIC Number: ED480414
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 86
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Local History.
Singer, Alan, Ed.
Social Science Docket, v3 n2 Sum-Fall 2003
This Social Science Docket theme issue focuses on teaching local history and included theme and non-themed articles, lesson plans, learning activities, and book, movie, and museum reviews designed for K-12 social studies teachers. Articles and materials in this issue are: "Editing Is Not Censorship" (Alan Singer); "Teachers Respond to 'Editing Is Not Censorship'"; "Creation of Post-War 'Segregurbia' in New Jersey" (Lizabeth Cohen); "Levittown Legacy: Segregation in Suburbia?" (Kyle Saboo); "Fine Art and Paper Money in Jacksonian America" (Leo Hershkowitz; Theodore Cohen); "Words That Make New Jersey History" (Howard Green, with a review by Paul Gorski); "Voices from Raritan Landing"; "WPA Guide to Paterson, New Jersey's History"; "Welcome to Industrial Trenton" (Sally Lane; Beth Daly; Brian Daly); "Paul Robeson: New Jerseyan, New Yorker, Social Activist" (Felica Gillespie; Janet Gruner); "Newark: New Jersey's Phoenix" (Nancy Shakir); "Empire State: A History of New York (Milton M. Klein, Ed., review by Cynthia Vitere); "Primary Source Documents from Nineteenth Century New York State"; "Hurley, Emergency New York State Capital"; "Revisiting Chichester, New York" (Syd Golston); "Laws of the Village of Rochester, New York"; "Brooklyn, NY: The Transformation of a 19th Century Community" (Alan Singer); "Give Harding a Republican Congress" (Laura Vosswinkel; Christine Vosswinkel Blum); "Robert G. Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Regiment" (Maureen Murphy); "New York City's Historic Trains and Trolleys" (Brian Messinger); "Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers" (Lisa Wohl; Liane Migliardi; Bobbie Robinson); "Thomas Nast Sets His Sights on 'Boss' Tweed" (Holly Ryder; Michael Levine; Bill Van Nostrand); "'Wilding': Documenting the Central Park Jogger Case, Race and Fear in New York City"; "Journeys on Old Long Island" (Natalie A. Naylor, review by Janet Gruner); "Bringing History into the Elementary School Classroom Using Family Artifacts" (Judith Y. Singer); "Creating a 'Big Book' from a Local Newspaper Story" (Judith Y. Singer; Alan Singer); "A 'History Mystery' for Elementary School Classrooms" (Andrea S. Libresco); "Exploring African American and Public History" (Ann Bianchetti); and "Using 'Farmer Boy' to Teach about 19th Century New York State" (Jacinda Lisanto). (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:; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Council for the Social Studies.; New Jersey Council for the Social Studies.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey; New York