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Teaching Current Events in the Social Studies Classroom 

The Portland Eastern Herald recorded on June 8, 1795 that "Much has been said and written on the utility of newspapers; but one principal advantage which might be derived from these publications has been neglected; we mean that of reading them in schools." Although newspapers (in their printed form) are slowly but surely losing their footing …

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Content Area Literacy Conference 2010 Proceedings  ☆

How can social studies and science teachers help address student deficiencies in content literacy? Low disciplinary literacy brings a host of academic, social, and economic burdens. The Content Area Literacy Conference 2010, held this summer at Teachers College, brought together a host of educators and academics to discuss this problem and suggest possible resolutions. Now …

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Stuck in the Middle: How and Why Middle Schools Harm Children 

Stuck in the Middle: How and Why Middle Schools Harm Children Topic: Stuck in the Middle: How and Why Middle Schools Harm Children Speaker: Jonah Rockoff QMSS Workshops are open to QMSS students and the greater Columbia community. For information on some of Prof. Rockoff's recent research, see here: Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences

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