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Sociology Source. When a student is angry pull them closer to you.

Sociology Source

A Sociology Micro-Reader. Using Social Media to Teach Sociology. Poverty Games, Part 5: Inequality Monopoly. Waren. Category: Inequality. AVID Sociology Instruction. RESOURCES FOR TEACHING SOCIAL JUSTICE and MULTICULTURAL UNDERSTANDING - Google Docs. This Graphic Explains 20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Decision-Making. Glogin?mobile=1&URI= 10 Ways Well-Meaning White Teachers Bring Racism Into Our Schools. Academic_Integrity.pdf. TSBidwell1995.pdf. Videos about Social Issues. You Need Sociology to Understand Ferguson. Students often wonder why sociology 101 is a required course.

You Need Sociology to Understand Ferguson

In this piece, Nathan Palmer argues that without sociology we cannot fully understand events like the tragic killing of Mike Brown by officer Darren Wilson. Over the next few weeks thousands of students across the country will start a sociology 101 class. Most will not be sociology majors and many will walk into class wondering, “why on earth am I required to take this class?” The answer is, at least in part, so you can understand the world around you instead of merely making sense of it. All of us make sense of the world around us, but that doesn’t mean that we understand why people behave the way they do or why things happen day-to-day. One year ago yesterday Mike Brown, an unarmed African American teenager, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson Missouri. Expanding U.S. The boom ended and starting around 1978 economic inequality began to rise. The Expanding Role of Police in Society.

Framework_for_teaching.pdf.  The Zinn Education Project. By Sudie Hofmann I recently came across a flier in an old backpack of my daughter's: Wanted: Committee Chairs for this Spring's Cinco de Mayo All School Celebration.

 The Zinn Education Project

The flier was replete with cultural props including a sombrero, cactus tree, donkey, taco, maracas, and chili peppers. Seeing this again brought back the moment when, years earlier, my daughter had handed the flier to me, and I'd thought, "Oh, no. " The local K-6 elementary school's Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) was sponsoring a stereotypical Mexican American event. The Missing 43: Mexico's Disappeared Students (2014) What happened to the 43 students who went missing in Southern Mexico in September of this year?

The Missing 43: Mexico's Disappeared Students (2014)

The Vice News produced documentary examines the mass disappearance of the young men who were all training to teach the youth of their country, as well as the tragedy and controversy surrounding their disappearance. SocAtMovies.html. Sociology at the Movies These 55 movie reviews first appeared in various editions of Robert J.

SocAtMovies.html

Sociologythroughdocumentaryfilm / FrontPage. Sociology is Rarely About You. Sociology classes are often conversations about the scientific data surrounding controversial subjects.

Sociology is Rarely About You

It’s really easy for students to feel challenged or even leave class upset. In Class Activities » Sociology Source. It all started with such a simple question.

In Class Activities » Sociology Source

“What are the rules parents follow when they pick a name for their child,” I asked a sea of students with my hands on my hips at the front of the movie theater I teach my Soc 101 class in. “Start by writing down your thoughts and in a moment we’ll share them with each other.” When most of the class was pens down, I asked them to discuss in pairs the rules they’d written down. “Okay, so tell me what you think parents think about when naming their kiddos.” Hands snapped into the air. 8-5/writing.pdf. Toolkit. Anti-Arab Racism in the USA: Where it Comes From and What it Means for Politics.

Today is a difficult time to be both Arab and American.

Anti-Arab Racism in the USA: Where it Comes From and What it Means for Politics

Since 9/11 there has been a lot of criticism of America's involvement in the middle east. Yet there has been little analysis of how America treats citizens of Arab or middle eastern origin within its own borders. Steven Salaita explores the reality of Anti-Arab racism in America. He blends personal narrative, theory and polemics to show how this deep-rooted racism affects everything from legislation to cultural life, shining a light on the consequences of Anti-Arab racism both at home and abroad.Uniquely, the book shows how ingrained racist attitudes can be found within the progressive movements on the political left, as well as the right. Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service - About the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service's mission, history, and goals. Media only: Christin Chism (202) 633-3159; chismc@si.edu Media website: Smithsonian Shares Compelling Story of the Bracero Program with Communities Nationwide through Educational Poster Set The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) will feature a little-known chapter in American history as its fall 2012 free resource for schools, migrant education centers, museums and libraries across the country.

Sharing the Story of Your Own Community. Printer-friendly version Objectives: Students will: Understand the role of an ethnographerKnow how to research and analyze U.S.

Sharing the Story of Your Own Community

Census informationPrepare for and conduct an interviewCollect various forms of information into one projectShare information with a wider audienceMake a prediction about November’s elections Essential Questions: What are the advantages and tradeoffs of a changing community? Discussion Questions. We Have Been Misled By An Erroneous Map Of The World For 500 Years. Podcast - SociologySource.org.