Monday, December 17, 2007

Citizenship Education & the Mitchell Report

As major league baseball attempts to remidy the damage highlighted by the Mitchell Report, a governmental report that details the proliferation of steriod use, what are the implication for social studies educators' attempts at citizenship education?

Mitchell Report (Click Here)

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Our 2007 Visit to LA and San Diego

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The responsibilities of the social studies educator

As we live in a global and multicultural era, how should social studies teachers respond to such forces? With issues like global warming, conflict, HIV/AIDS, and international trade failing to yield to the bounds of the traditional nation-state, is it important for social studies teachers to teacher future citizens about other cultures and states?

Global and Social Studies Education

The website/blog allows educators in the social studies to reflect upon key issues in the social studies. It also allows teachers the opportunity to access resources that help infuse instructional media and technology, and global perspectives in their teaching.