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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2013
Many national anthem lyrics focus on struggle and war between nations. Some, such as "The Star Spangled Banner," focus on a single battle or incident, like the War of 1812. Others stress the bravery, strength, and courage of the soldiers and sometimes the entire nation. Other anthems, such as Brazil's, focus on the beauty and…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Internet, Technology Uses in Education
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2012
Many readers may recall that this author wrote an open letter to President Obama in 2010 where he took issue with the emphasis on math and science education resulting in the marginalization of social studies and citizenship. In this column, he has selected and written about websites that focus on the election process. The author hopes this will…
Descriptors: Internet, Citizenship Education, Citizenship, Elections
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2012
In the previous issue of "Social Education," this column looked at the upcoming elections from a more general point of view and recommended websites that examined presidential election history, voting laws, and the origins of the Electoral College and how it works. In this column, the author focuses specifically on this year's presidential battle…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Internet, Elections, Web Sites
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2012
Just a few months earlier, the United Nations and the World Bank reported that 1.4 billion people live below the new poverty rate of US $1.25 per day. That news was accompanied by stories of severe famine in Africa, Asia, and even scattered through Europe and the Americas. The author knows that it's sometimes difficult to teach about contemporary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poverty, Global Approach, Internet
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2011
In this article, the author recommends websites that include both traditional world history content and sites that focus on contemporary world issues and problems. The first two sites provide an intellectual stage for both world history and global studies. While they don't have lesson plans or links to other sites, they provide an understanding of…
Descriptors: World History, Global Education, Social Studies, Internet
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2011
Those who have followed this column know that the author has been talking for a long time about the marginalization of social studies in K-12 curriculum. He strongly believes that the effective teaching of social studies is being pushed out of schools. And that's simply wrong and dangerous. In this article, the author offers some websites that he…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Citizenship, Elementary Secondary Education, Citizenship Education
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2011
Just about three years ago, the author wrote a column titled "What Websites Are on My Favorites List." He received a great deal of e-mail about his selections. While some readers criticized one or more of his selections, many more sent him recommendations for other websites they found helpful in their planning and instruction. He thought it was…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Social Studies, Web Sites, Internet
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2011
Bullying and cyber bullying are important issues in schools, not only in the United States but in many other nations. In this article, the author recommends sites that he thinks would be helpful for teachers and schools combating bullying and cyber bullying. These recommended sites provide teacher lesson plans and other resources dealing with…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Computers, Social Networks
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2010
While not focusing directly on art, music, or literature, classroom teachers, students, and supervisors can find many virtual tours of museum offices, and agencies that do have art content. The use of virtual tours can be extremely effective--whether used as an entire classroom experience (such as the teacher guiding students through a tour using…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Museums, Teachers, Internet
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2010
In this article, the author shares what he learned at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Meeting held in November 2009 in Atlanta. At NCSS 2009, the author realized how far behind he is with technological advances applied to classroom instruction. Many school districts and individual schools prevent students from using cell…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Meetings, Interprofessional Relationship, Technology Uses in Education
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2010
The national common educational standards and the role of citizenship education is an important issue for all social studies educators--preK through college. This article presents websites that examine the Common Core Standards Initiative's work and plans for the future and some that focus more specifically on the social studies/citizenship…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Social Studies, Teachers, National Curriculum
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2009
In this article, the author describes Internet sites that can help both in-service and pre-service teachers effectively integrate literature and the arts into their social studies instruction. For teachers who already spend time finding and using Internet resources on this topic, some of the recommended sites may seem too basic. Even so, the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Art Education, Literature, Integrated Curriculum
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2009
As the author researched the causes and implications of the current economic crisis, he came across numerous commentaries on how financial literacy was seldom taught (or taught well) in U.S. schools. This article, aimed at teachers and supervisors at all grade levels, describes some Internet sites that: (1) explain the collapse of the housing…
Descriptors: Money Management, Consumer Education, Internet, Teachers
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2008
This column highlights websites that the author thinks are interesting, well designed, and useful to classroom teachers, college-level methods instructors, and other social studies professionals. When reviewing these websites mostly the author tries to look at them through the eyes of a classroom teacher. Does it have relevant, accurate…
Descriptors: Teachers, Public Television, Social Studies, Web Sites
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2008
Historical thinking and historical analysis have become significant themes within the ranks of social studies educators. In this article, the author talks about the importance of teaching historical analysis and historical thinking using the Internet. He presents websites that both explain the two concepts and also provide lesson plans,…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Internet, Social Studies, History Instruction
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