The Second Act: Will America Get A Right To Be Forgotten? Michelle A. SilverthornThe European Union's new guidelines on the right to have personal information removed from the Internet can be used to launch an enriching classroom debate about free speech versus privacy rights.
Teaching about How Inventions and Technology Have Changed U.S. History C. Frederick RisingerThese selected websites provide information and lesson plans to study the ways in which technological changes have shaped American history and culture.
Considering the Times: Resources for Teaching Economic and Financial Literacy in Light of the Great Recession Mary C. Suiter and Scott A. WollaThese Federal Reserve System resources will help teach students the essential skills to make sound economic decisions.
Five Fundamental Misunderstandings Students Have about Money and the Fed and What to Do About It Jane S. Lopus and Kristen McDanielThe authors correct five major misunderstandings about the function of the Federal Reserve and offer suggestions for teaching about these concepts.
Three Key Episodes in American Financial History Mark C. Schug, Mary C. Suiter, and William C. WoodWhen economics is integrated into the study of history, students gain a much deeper understanding of the way in which monetary policies changed in the decades before the Great Depression.
Too Low? For Too Long? Ghost Story IV M. Scott Niederjohn, Mark C. Schug, William C. WoodIn this fourth installment of a series of imaginary conversations between the Chair of the Federal Reserve System and renowned economists, Janet Yellen discusses interest rates and the direction of U.S. monetary policy with John Kenneth Galbraith and Friedrich A. Hayek.
Is Bitcoin the Money of the Future? M. Scott Niederjohn, J.R. Clark, Ashley S. HarrisonAs a virtual currency, Bitcoin has many attractive features, but its drawbacks may prevent it from becoming a global currency.
Linking Literacies, Popular Culture, and Citizenship: Using Digital Book Clubs in Social Education Jason K. Ritter, Terri L. Rodriguez, Alexandra O. Santau, and Casey O'Donnell-ChavisCreating classroom book clubs with e-readers helps connect adolescent interests, digital literacies, and content area academic goals.
With Their Voice: Constructing Meaning with Digital Testimony Brandon J. Haas, Michael J. Berson and Ilene R. BersonStudents become actively engaged with Holocaust survivors through personal narratives on the USC Shoah Foundation website and can embark on video activities that deepen their comprehension of genocides.
Student Documentaries Based on the C3 Framework Meghan McGlinn Manfra and Seth BrownEngaging in inquiry and documentary creation related to the lives of children during the Holocaust helps young people confront the complex issues raised by genocide.