On 10/29/11, Sara wrote:
> Thanks for the tip. I just checked out the site and it looks
> pretty good. I'll probably try one of the parts of the gov't
> series to see how I like it and will report back.
> On 10/26/11, Joseph wrote:
>> I wanted to share something that has been great for me as a
>> someone who teaches government. I'm currently using a
>> program called "Lessons on American Government"
>> (reproducible lessons published by Learning Center USA) in
>> my classes. It has been a tremendous help. You can use
>> these materials exclusively throughout the year, or you can
>> mix in the lessons with some of your own ideas. I use it
>> right along with the textbook, but there's also a lot of
>> information in the lessons themselves. I'd be lost without
>> this stuff.
>> If you go to learningcenterusa.net and click on "American
>> Government" you can get more info. I'd highly recommend
>> checking it out if you're in need of a great resource for
>> teaching US government. You don't have to buy the whole
>> program (there are 7 parts/lesson books)....although I did
>> because that way you can get it on CD and it covers the
>> whole course. Without a doubt, it's the best money I've
>> ever spent for my classroom. These lessons do a great job
>> of keeping my students awake and involved during class.
>> There are also other programs available for US history,
>> world history, etc. If anyone actually benefits from this
>> recommendation, I'd be interested to know.