This edition of Social Education provides rich resources for inquiry based instruction that focuses on major political, economic, and historic issues. It offers readers two important special sections—one on current economic topics ranging from Fed policies to the impact of artificial intelligence, and the other on instructional technology strategies for using valuable online resources in the classroom.
Freedom of the Press: Challenges to this Pillar of Democracy
Stephen J. Wermiel
The History and Structure of the Federal Reserve System
The Economics of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Scott Wolla, Mark C. Schug, William C. Wood
Ghost Story VI: John Williams Meets Paul Samuelson and Milton Friedman
M. Scott Niederjohn, Mark C. Schug, William C. Wood
Econs vs. Humans: An Introduction to Behavioral Economics
M. Scott Niederjohn, Kim Holder
Can Rent Controls Help Reduce the High Cost of Housing in High Demand Cities?
Joshua Hall, Noah Trudeau
Crowdsourcing the Social Studies
Ilene R. Berson, Michael J. Berson
Every Picture Tells a Story: Teaching the Past with Photoblogs
Elizabeth C. Barrow
What's New about Fake News? Integrating Digital History for Media Literacy
Meghan McGlinn Manfra
Examining selected digital historical records can highlight for students how their emphases, distortions, or omissions can influence perceptions of events.Pedagogy/Instruction, US History
Using Computational Thinking to Explore the Past, Present, and Future
Thomas C. Hammond, Julia Oltman, Shannon Salter
Federal census reports and diaries from the past offer students a unique opportunity to conduct authentic research that deepens their understanding of their own community’s history.
This issue of Social Education offers a rich array of current topics, stimulating historical documents, and research-based findings about the kind of teaching that engages students, develops their thinking skills, and prepares them for effective citizenship.
The Bullying of Religious Minorities in Schools: Consequences and Solutions
Ameena Jandali, Henry Millstein
Operation TPAJAX: An Investigation into the 1953 Iranian Coup d’État
Autumn Magliocca, Anthony Pellegrino, Joseph L. Adragna
Federal census reports and diaries from the past offer students a unique opportunity to conduct authentic research that deepens their understanding of their own community’s history.Secondary/High School US History
The Braceros: Mexican Workers in the Jim Crow South, 1949–1951
Jarrod Hanson, Ruben Donato
Project-Based Learning in Primary-Grade Social Studies
Anne-Lise Halvorsen, Nell K. Duke, Stephanie L. Strachan