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Gittings, Tom; Goldsmith, Ken – 2000
From the earliest times when commodities such as tobacco and beaver pelts were used as money, to the present when credit and debit cards are commonplace, money has played a central role in the U.S. experience. This booklet provides an historical overview of the concept of money as it has evolved in the United States. The booklet is divided into…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Economics Education, Government Role, Monetary Systems
The Quarterly, 1988
This newsletter has been designed to update and supplement the curriculum guide "Resources for Teaching Virginia Government." Issue 1 features "Campaigning on the Tube" (J. Babb), an articles that teaches about television's role in promoting political events and candidates in Virginia. "...Demagogues, Pedagogues,…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Constitutional History, Instructional Materials, Local Government
Garner, Shirley; Frank, Charlotte – Instructor, 1987
Classroom activities to help children learn about and celebrate the bicentennial anniversary of the United States Constitution are described, including making up a class constitution, teaching about becoming a United States citizen, and researching details of a specific state's ratification of the Constitution. (CB)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Current Events, Elementary Education, Learning Activities
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Opheim, Cynthia – Teaching History: A Journal of Methods, 1990
Describes an institute held at Southwest Texas State University on the bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution for social studies teachers to enhance their professional preparation. Notes major activities and teaching strategies of the program. Provides quantitative and qualitative evaluations of the effectiveness of the institute and a schedule of…
Descriptors: Constitutional History, Education, Educational Needs, Evaluation Methods