Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Dealing with Controversial Issues.
Exploring the Issues.
Applying What You've Learned.


Print Resources
For Teachers

Evans, R. W. and D. W. Saxe, eds. On Teaching Social Issues. National Council for the Social Studies Bulletin 93, Washington, D.C.: National Council for the Social Studies, 1996.

"Teaching Controversial Issues." Social Education, 60(1). Washington D.C.: National Council for the Social Studies, January 1996.

Parker, W. C., ed. Education for Democracy, Contexts, Curricula, Assessments. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2002.

Soder, R., J. I. Goodlad, and T. J. McMannon, eds. Developing Democratic Character in the Young. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Inc., 2001.

Related Web Sites
For Teachers

National Council for the Social Studies
This site identifies the NCSS standards-based themes and ways of implementing them in the classroom.

Multimedia Supreme Court Cases
Northwestern University's Oyez Project provides a multi-media database on U.S. Supreme Court cases and judicial issues.

Forum for National Issues
This non-partisan network of educational and community organizations promotes the debate of current issues.

Educational Site on Law, Democracy, and Human Rights
Streetlaw.org provides strategies for teaching controversial issues.


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