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Swan, Kathy; Lee, John; Grant, S. G. – Social Education, 2019
This article discusses a new set of inquiries based on the C3 Framework that provides questions, tasks, and sources to launch classroom examinations of the Korean War and its many aftershocks. Compelling and supporting questions, formative and summative performance tasks, and disciplinary sources provide teachers and their students with the…
Descriptors: War, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Swan, Kathy; Lee, John; Grant, S.G. – Social Education, 2018
The number one question educators ask about inquiry is how many time a year should it be done. One of the inescapable challenges to inquiry is its lack of efficiency in "covering" content. Inquiry necessarily takes longer than direct instruction and this can be problematic for teachers struggling to find time to cover the breadth of…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Teaching Methods, Social Studies, Curriculum
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Grant, S. G.; Swan, Kathy; Lee, John – Social Education, 2017
Successful inquiries using the C3 Framework depend on compelling questions that structure an inquiry and supporting questions that allow the inquiry to unfold coherently. The Inquiry Design Model (IDM) reflects the three elements common in inquiry teaching and learning. Those elements--questions, tasks, and sources--are represented in a one-page…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Inquiry, Active Learning, Social Studies
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Swan, Kathy; Lee, John; Grant, S. G. – Social Education, 2015
The Uncle Tom's Cabin inquiry illustrates the Inquiry Design Model structure as students examine Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel to explore how words can affect public opinion.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Novels, Public Opinion, United States History
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Lee, John; Swan, Kathy; Grant, S. G. – Social Education, 2015
The implementation of the C3 Framework has unfolded unlike any previous standards project. A grassroots movement rather than a top-down mandate, the C3 effort calls on teachers to be at the forefront of social studies reform. In New York State, the C3 Framework provided context and inspiration for the New York Social Studies Toolkit Project.…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Educational Change, Teacher Role, Teacher Empowerment
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Grant, S. G.; Swan, Kathy; Lee, John – Social Education, 2015
This article describes in detail, the New York State (NYS) Social Studies Toolkit, a curriculum and instructional resource that builds out from the recently released New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework, which reflects the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards. The Toolkit has been developed by…
Descriptors: Social Studies, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Citizenship Education
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Lee, John; Friedman, Adam; Bolick, Cheryl Mason; Mink, Andy – Social Education, 2013
Once every 10 years, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) makes millions of U.S. census records available for use by eager historians and genealogists. The release of a new batch of census records is a highly anticipated event, but only for the select few who are able to access the published microfilm versions of the census.…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Class Activities, Government Publications, Electronic Publishing