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The Nature of the Past

created May 09, 2017 02:06 PM
by Shelley Brooks Recently, a group of social scientists released their report on the relationship between Americans and nature. Their survey of nearly 12,000 adults, children, and parents ...

Teaching the Inauguration

created Jan 18, 2017 09:51 AM
With the presidential inauguration taking place in two days, you may want to use this classroom activity that features excerpts from inaugural addresses by California governors. The activity ...

Teaching on Election Day

created Nov 07, 2016 10:57 AM
by Nancy McTygue With just less than two years of teaching under my belt, I thought I had finally figured it out.  It was mid-January 1991, and after hours of reading, thinking, and ...

Creating California's Constitution

created Jun 13, 2016 10:31 AM
Note:  The following article is excerpted from the June 2016 edition of  Teach the Election , "California Politics."  For the full issue (and all other issues),  subscribe to the Teach the Election ...

Direct Democracy in Action

created May 25, 2016 11:33 AM
Note:  The following article is excerpted from the May 2016 edition of  Teach the Election , "Initiatives, Recalls, and Referendums."  For the full issue (and all other issues),  subscribe to the ...
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