Social Education September 2006
Now and Then: The U.S. Reaches 300 Million
Judith Waldrop and Kimberly Crews, U.S. Census Bureau
In 1967, the United States population topped 200 million. In 2006, the nation will reach 300 million. This article compares key statistics that highlight how much the country has changed in four decades.
Surfing the Net
Using Art to Teach History to Young Learners
Lois McFadyen Christensen
This lesson plan offers elementary students the opportunity to learn about the civil rights movement through the memory-inspired paintings of folk artist and voting rights activist Bernice Sims.
Research and Practice