Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Print Resources
For Students

Morin, Isobel V. Politics, American Style: Political Parties in American History. Breckenridge, Colo.: Twenty First Century Books, 1999.

Scruton, Roger. A Dictionary of Political Thought. New York: HarperCollins, 1983.

Lindop, Edmund. Political Parties (Inside Government). Breckenridge, Colo.: Twenty First Century Books, 1996.

For Teachers

Gerring, John. Political Ideologies in America, 1828-1996. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Littell, McDougal, ed. Modern World History: Patterns of Interaction. Boston: Houghton Mifflin School, 1999.

Joyce, Bruce R., Marsha Weil, and Emily Calhoun. Models of Teaching. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2000.

Dagger, Richard, and Terrance Ball. Ideals and Ideologies: A Reader, 4th ed. South Melbourne, Australia: Longman, 2001.

Related Web Sites
For Students and Teachers.

American Political Science Association
The APSA Web site is a forum for ideas, seminars, and information about the study of politics.

The Institute for Inquiry
From the Institute for Inquiry, The Art of Questioning article is based on observations of student/teacher interactions and questions in the classroom.

The Education Technology Journal
The ETJ site offers classroom strategies to promote students' questioning skills and practice.

Social Science Information Gateway
This site presents information on social sciences for students and educators and contains links to many political resources.


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