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Pellegrino, Anthony; Adragna, Joseph; Whitworth, Caleb – Research in the Schools, 2019
The nature and relevance of race and racism make it a critical topic to explore. We assert that social studies classrooms are appropriate places to engage in that exploration. However, although there are myriad resources to support teaching about racism, many teachers largely avoid the topic. To address this challenge, we used a classroom-based…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, United States History, History Instruction, Suburban Schools
Morrison, David C. – Georgia Social Science Journal, 1985
Steven Adragna's arguments for a space-based ballistic missile defense (Georgia Social Science Journal; v16 n2 p14-16 Spr 1985) are founded on the High Frontier organization's usual distortions of the historical record, coupled with a wildly optimistic technological euphoria shared by few of even the Strategic Defense Initiative's most ardent…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, National Defense, Nuclear Warfare, Resource Materials
Adragna, Steven P. – Georgia Social Science Journal, 1985
Morrison's critique of the Reagan Administration's Strategic Defense Initiative is representative of the views of those who oppose ballistic missile defense (Georgia Social Science Journal; v16 n2 p12-14 Spr 1985). Morrison's analysis is thoughtful, well structured, and well presented. However, it is quite wrong. Fallacies in his analysis are…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, National Defense, Nuclear Warfare, Resource Materials
Adragna, Steven P. – Georgia Social Science Journal, 1985
Ballistic missile defense is discussed, and the rationale behind the proposal to place defensive weapons in space is examined. Strategic defense is a national security, political, and moral imperative. (RM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, National Security, Nuclear Warfare, Peace