Prohibition: Unintended Consequences Share details Anti-Saloon League paper, The American Issue, with headline, "U.S. Is Voted Dry", Anti-Saloon League Museum When the Mayor of Berlin, Gustav Boess, visited New York City in the fall of 1929, one of the questions he had for his host, Mayor James J. Fifty Ways to Leave Leviathan OCTOBER 02, 2013 by MAX BORDERS, JEFFREY A. TUCKER State management of society is not only contrary to human liberty; it is also unworkable. 5 Characteristics of Effective Instruction In addition to the 5 content areas in the Iowa Core, the Iowa Department of Education has identified 5 characteristics of effective instruction, or in other words, "what good teaching looks like." So not only will Iowa's high schools develop implementation plans for the content next year, they will also conduct a self-study to determine which characteristics need attention and put forward a professional development plan to improve in that area(s). From the DE, here are the descriptions of the 5 characteristics:
Evidence Indicates Gulf of Mexico Oil Disaster Was Engineered And Prolonged By Design Published on 07-10-2010 Source: www.roguegovernment.com – By Lee Rogers The BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico is obviously a situation of unprecedented proportions. Even worse is that there is a great deal of evidence to indicate that this event was an engineered conspiracy. Even if one is not convinced of a conspiracy it is at the very least obvious that the U.S. government and the corporate media are not giving the general public a full picture of what’s going on.
Perspectives and implications Perspectives and implications It’s very important to include a consideration of different perspectives, and the implications of your knowledge claims, in your presentation (just as in your essay). This links in with the Learner Profile’s aim to encourage students to become both open-minded and caring, and develop skills of empathy. Socratic Smackdown - A Game for Learning and Practicing Discussion Strategies Socratic Smackdown offers a fun approach to having students practice discussion strategies. Socratic Smackdown is a printable game designed to be played with up to forty students at a time. In the game students are awarded points for using each of six questioning and discussion methods.
Magazine / fall 2013 Last December, when Adam Lanza stormed into the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, with a rifle and killed twenty children and six adult staff members, the United States found itself immersed in debates about gun control. Another flash point occurred this July, when George Zimmerman, who saw himself as a guardian of his community, was exonerated in the killing of an unarmed black teenager, Trayvon Martin, in Florida. That time, talk turned to stand-your-ground laws and the proper use of deadly force. The gun debate was refreshed in September by the shooting deaths of twelve people at the Washington Navy Yard, apparently at the hands of an IT contractor who was mentally ill.
Our Future Depends on World-Class Schools ★ Linda Fandel Our Future Depends on World-Class Schools May 3, 2011 Dear Iowans, Thank you for your interest in the Iowa Education Summit. The purpose is to build a consensus for how to give all students a world-class education, no matter where they live.