Social Education March/April 2010
Teaching with DocumentsThe Constitution by Cell
Stephanie Greenhut and Megan Jones
A pilot program at the National Archives challenges students to determine how certain documents illustrate the Constitution ?in action,? then create digital stories using cellular phones and web tools.
High School US History
Special Section: History Face to Face
Realia: It?s Not Just about Field Trips Anymore
Financial constraints and testing pressures have forced many school districts to cut back on field trips to museums. But with traveling trunks, museums are making sure that students still have access to primary source artifacts.
Historic Sites and Your Students
William E. White
Field trips to historic sites, such as to the house in Colonial Williamsburg of Revolution-era scholar George Wythe, offer students a tangible and physical connection to the past.
Special Section Twenty X: The Beginning of a New Decade for Technology and the Social Studies