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Making Civics Real Workshop 3: Public Policy & the Federal Budget  
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Essential Readings

From Behaviorist to Constructivist Teaching
by Geoffrey Scheurman

Geoffrey Scheurman is associate professor in the department of teacher education at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. In this introduction to constructivism, he examines four hypothetical teacher roles based on different views of knowledge and matching methods for teaching social studies... read more

Creating Effective Citizens

This position statement, which was prepared by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Task Force on Revitalizing Citizenship Education, was approved by the NCSS Board of Directors in May 2001... read more


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