PUBLICATIONS

Teaching About Federalism and Civics

2018

Leckrone, J. Wesley. 2018. “Reaching Consensus and Informing Citizens Through a Wikipedia Assignment.” Wiki Education Blog, February 2. Free full text.

2016

Kincaid, John and Richard L. Cole. 2016. “Is the Teaching of Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations Dead or Alive in American Public Administration?Journal of Public Affairs Education 22 (4): 515-530. Free full text.

2014

Kincaid, John and Richard L. Cole. 2014. “Is Federalism Still the “Dark Continent” of Political Science Teaching? Yes and No.” PS: Political Science & Politics 47 (October): 877-883. Free full text.

2013

Leckrone, J. Wesley. 2013. “Hippies, Feminists and NeoCons: Using the Big Lebowski to Find the Political in the Non-Political.” PS: Political Science & Politics 46 (January): 129-136. Abstract and paid access.

2011

Schechter, Stephen L. Abby Mills, Shannon Lederer and Robert Naeher. 2011. “Global Stories of Citizenship: Oral History as Historical Inquiry and Civic Engagement.” Oral History Review 38 (Winter-Spring): 34-62. Abstract and paid access. 

2005

Schechter, Stephen L. and Natalya Voskresenskaya, eds. 2005. The Active Classroom: Teaching Civics Education in Russia. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: The American Federation of Teachers.

Schechter, Stephen L., Kevin Spensley and Ana Zelentzova, eds. 2005. The Active School: Best Practices of School Reform in Russia and the United States. 3rd ed. Washington, DC: American Councils for International Education.

1996

Schechter, Stephen L. 1996. “Studying and Teaching Political Science.” In Teaching Social Science and History in Secondary Schools: A Methods Book. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing.

1995

Schechter, Stephen L. and Henry Mueller, eds. 1995. Crossroads: A K – 16 Curriculum in American History prepared by the faculty of Niskayuna School District and Russell Sage College; October.  Available at AskEric web site.

Schechter, Stephen L. and Henry Mueller, eds. 1995. Crossroads: A K – 16 Curriculum in American History prepared by the faculty of Niskayuna School District and Russell Sage College; October.

Schechter, Stephen L. project director. 1995. From Forge to Fast Food: A History of Child Labor in New York State. 2 vols. Albany, NY: New York Labor Legacy Project. Free full text of Volume 1 and Volume 2

1992

Schechter, Stephen L. project director. 1992. The Working Teenager: A Teacher’s Guide for Secondary Education. 2nd ed. Albany, NY: New York Labor Legacy Project.

Schechter, Stephen L. consultant. 1992. Teacher’s Guide on the Presidency and Presidential Elections. New York: New York City Board of Education.

1991

Kincaid, John. 1991. “Federalism” and “State and Local Government.” Civitas: A Framework for Civic Education, ed. Charles F. Bahmueller. Calabasas, CA: Center for Civic Education, 391-416 and 465-486.

1990

Schechter, Stephen L. and Arlene F. Gallagher. 1990. Living Together Constitutionally: An Elementary Education Citizenship Guide Based on the Pledge of Allegiance. Albany, NY: New York State Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution.

1989

Schechter, Stephen L. 1989. Foundations of Freedom: Citizenship Education. Albany, NY: New York State Bar Association.

1987

Lutz, Donald S. 1987. “The Origins of American Constitutionalism.” In Teaching about the Constitution. Washington, D.C.: National Council for the Social Studies.

1986

Kincaid, John. 1986. “Resources on Federalism for Curriculum Development.” This Constitution No. 10 (Spring): 35-40.

Reprinted in Law Studies 11 (Fall 1986): 29-34.

Schechter, Stephen L. 1986. Teaching About American Federal Democracy. Washington, DC: Office of Educational Research and Improvement.

1984

Kincaid, John. 1984. “E Pluribus Unum: Pluralist Diversity and Federal Democracy in America” and “Resources on Federalism for Curriculum Development.” In Utilizing Federalist Principles in Civic Education, ed. Stephen L. Schechter. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism and National Institute of Education, 33-47 and 99-103.

Schechter, Stephen L. ed. 1984. Teaching About Federal Democracy. Philadelphia, PA: Center for the Study of Federalism, Temple University.

1983

Schechter, Stephen L. project director. 1983. Local History in the Classroom: A Teacher’s Guide to Historical Materials and Their Classroom Use. Troy, NY: Russell Sage College. Free full text.