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Essential Readings

From this page, you can access articles related to the constuctivist methodologies and civics content in each workshop. Additional readings related to civics and constructivism have also been included.

Essential Readings

Problem-based Learning (PBL) and Socratic Questioning
by the National Education Laboratory

Teaching About the United States Supreme Court
by Sarah E. Drake and Thomas S. Vontz

Study About Religions in the Social Studies Curriculum
by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Essential Readings

The Student Voices Project
by the Student Voices Project

The 26th Amendment and Youth Voting Rights
by Wynell Schamel

Building Consensus
by the San Diego Unified School District Triton/Patterns Project

Essential Readings

From Behaviorist to Constructivist Teaching
by Geoffrey Scheurman

Creating Effective Citizens
by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Essential Readings

Authentic Intellectual Work in Social Studies: Putting Performance before Pedagogy
by Geoffrey Scheurman and Fred M. Newmann

Assessment in a Social Contructivist Classroom
by Janet Alleman and Jere Brophy

Essential Readings

Cooperative Learning
by David W. Johnson and Roger T. Johnson

Multiple Intelligences: Gardner’s Theory
by Amy Brualdi

Essential Readings

Standards of Quality for School-Based and Community-Based Service Learning
by the Alliance for Service-Learning in Education Reform

Essential Readings

Academic Controversy
by David Johnson and Roger Johnson

Essential Readings

About the National High School Mock Trial Championship
by National High School Mock Trial Championship, Inc.

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