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11c. Economic Policy
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Until the 20th century the country abided by the laissez-faire policy, which ...

Until the 20th century the country abided by the laissez-faire policy, which required a free market with little intervention from government. With the Great Depression came Keynesian economics, or the opposite belief that the government should manage the economy. Today, United States economic policy lies somewhere in between — government should regulate and sometimes manage, but should allow a free market whenever possible. Political and business leaders disagree on how much control is enough.

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Management
Political Science
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Diagram/Illustration
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Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
American Government
12c. Who Pays for Education?
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Public education is the single largest expenditure for state and local governments ...

Public education is the single largest expenditure for state and local governments across the nation. Yet it is arguably the most criticized. Many people charge that public schools are faltering and that American academic achievements are far behind those in other countries. In recent years, many states and localities have experimented with improving public schools.

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Finance
Political Science
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Diagram/Illustration
Reading
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Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
American Government
18b. Hamilton's Financial Plan
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Presidents Washington ($1), Lincoln ($5), Jackson ($20), and Grant ($50) all appear ...

Presidents Washington ($1), Lincoln ($5), Jackson ($20), and Grant ($50) all appear on currency. But what about this guy Alexander Hamilton on the ten-spot? How did he get there? A sawbuck says you'll know the answer after reading this piece.

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Finance
U.S. History
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Diagram/Illustration
Reading
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Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
US History
2011 in Rhyme and Headlines: The 'Year in Rap' & News Quiz
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Watch Flocabulary's just-released 2011 Year in Rap, then take our annual news ...

Watch Flocabulary's just-released 2011 Year in Rap, then take our annual news quiz by filling in the blanks to remember the people, places and events that made news this year.

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Arts and Humanities
Journalism
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Lesson Plan
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New York Times
Author:
Katherine Schulten and Annissa Hambouz
39e. The Print Revolution
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Even the news was a business. As Americans streamed into cities from ...

Even the news was a business. As Americans streamed into cities from small towns and overseas, journalists realized the economic potential. If half of Boston's citizens would buy a newspaper three times a week, a publisher could become a millionaire.

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Journalism
U.S. History
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Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
US History
42b. Muckrakers
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The print revolution enabled publications to increase their subscriptions dramatically. What appeared ...

The print revolution enabled publications to increase their subscriptions dramatically. What appeared in print was now more powerful than ever. Writing to Congress in hopes of correcting abuses was slow and often produced zero results. Publishing a series of articles had a much more immediate impact. Collectively called muckrakers, a brave cadre of reporters exposed injustices so grave they made the blood of the average American run cold.

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Journalism
U.S. History
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Diagram/Illustration
Reading
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Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
US History
46f. A Consumer Economy
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The 1920s was a decade of increasing conveniences for the middle class. ...

The 1920s was a decade of increasing conveniences for the middle class. New products made household chores easier and led to more leisure time. Products previously too expensive became affordable. New forms of financing allowed every family to spend beyond their current means. Advertising capitalized on people's hopes and fears to sell more and more goods.

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Finance
Marketing
U.S. History
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Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
US History
The 4 Panes of PowerPoint 2013 - Most Excellent PowerPoint Tips
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PowerPoint Tutorial on the 4 panes that make up the PowerPoint 2013 ...

PowerPoint Tutorial on the 4 panes that make up the PowerPoint 2013 user interface. This video is part of our Most Excellent PowerPoint tips.

Watch previous PowerPoint Tutorials:
-Add YouTube Videos To Your Presentation: http://youtu.be/kX5d_7AXrQo
-Customize PowerPoint Background: http://youtu.be/y4ZPOhjFmP8
-Creating a Hypertext PowerPoint Presentation: http://youtu.be/c7xkZ6X42sA

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Business and Communication
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Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
52 Minute Challenge
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Students get one class period (52 minutes) to find a real problem ...

Students get one class period (52 minutes) to find a real problem on campus, document it, develop a solution and prepare a market-based presentation to be peer-reviewed the next day. The main goal of this project is to highlight the importance of collaboration when working under a tight deadline - a common situation in today's working world.

This project integrates engineering, design and business concepts and meets learning standards from 9th to 12th grade.

Subject:
Applied Science
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Physical Science
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Simulation
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Allen Distinguished Educators
ACE School Management and Leadership: Develop a portfolio to demonstrate school leadership and management competence (PDF)
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The main purpose of this module is to assist you to compile ...

The main purpose of this module is to assist you to compile a reflective portfolio with evidence of your competence in school leadership and management. The secondary purpose is to enable you to understand the use of portfolios as an assessment instrument, so that you will be able to promote their use for assessing learners in your school.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
South African Institute for Distance Education
ACE School Management and Leadership: Implementation guidelines (PDF)
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This manual provides an overview of the design and expected delivery of ...

This manual provides an overview of the design and expected delivery of the new programme. The key focus of the ACE (School Management and Leadership) programme is to facilitate real transformation in schools that is grounded in recognition of the challenges of particular contexts and the values underpinning the South African Constitution. Principals and would-be principals must understand that it is not acceptable simply to pay lip service to the ideas presented in the programme, to develop polices that are not implemented in practice or to adopt a minimal compliance stance. Instead, a deliberate attempt is made to encourage critical reflection on current practices, planning for improvement, action based on informed understandings and monitoring and evaluation that is critical and responsive.

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Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
South Africa Department of Education
ACE School Management and Leadership: Implementation guidelines (Word)
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This manual provides an overview of the design and expected delivery of ...

This manual provides an overview of the design and expected delivery of the new programme. The key focus of the ACE (School Management and Leadership) programme is to facilitate real transformation in schools that is grounded in recognition of the challenges of particular contexts and the values underpinning the South African Constitution. Principals and would-be principals must understand that it is not acceptable simply to pay lip service to the ideas presented in the programme, to develop polices that are not implemented in practice or to adopt a minimal compliance stance. Instead, a deliberate attempt is made to encourage critical reflection on current practices, planning for improvement, action based on informed understandings and monitoring and evaluation that is critical and responsive.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
South African Institute for Distance Education
ACE School Management and Leadership: Language in leadership and management (PDF)
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This module serves a dual purpose. On the one hand it is ...

This module serves a dual purpose. On the one hand it is aimed at developing the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills you need to successfully work your way through all the modules included in this ACE programme. On the other hand the module is aimed at providing you with the ability to use language as a management and leadership tool, specifically in the area of policy development and implementation.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
South African Institute for Distance Education
ACE School Management and Leadership: Language in leadership and management (Word)
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This module serves a dual purpose. On the one hand it is ...

This module serves a dual purpose. On the one hand it is aimed at developing the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills you need to successfully work your way through all the modules included in this ACE programme.On the other hand the module is aimed at providing you with the ability to use language as a management and leadership tool, specifically in the area of policy development and implementation.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
South African Institute for Distance Education
ACE School Management and Leadership: Lead and Manage organisational system, physical and financial resources (PDF)
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The premise of this module is that effective education is built upon, ...

The premise of this module is that effective education is built upon, and grounded in, policies, principles and values. The acts, regulations and policies of national and provincial governments have created the framework and values within which the schools organisational systems, and physical and financial resources should be managed.This module examines the structures, systems and processes that should be established in order for a school to be effective. The expectation of all stakeholders in the school environment is that an effective school will be able to provide an education of progressively higher quality for all learners.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Finance
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
South African Institute for Distance Education
ACE School Management and Leadership: Lead and Manage organisational system, physical and financial resources (Word)
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This module examines the structures, systems and processes that should be established ...

This module examines the structures, systems and processes that should be established in order for a school to be effective. The expectation of all stakeholders in the school environment is that an effective school will be able to provide an education of progressively higher quality for all learners. The premise of this module is that effective education is built upon, and grounded in, policies, principles and values. The acts, regulations and policies of national and provincial governments have created the framework and values within which the schools organisational systems, and physical and financial resources should be managed.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Finance
Higher Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
South African Institute for Distance Education
Author:
Department of Education
ACE School Management and Leadership: Lead and Manage people (PDF)
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You will find that there are therefore constant cross references between this ...

You will find that there are therefore constant cross references between this module and the other modules. This is because in working in schools we constantly need to lead and manage other people in the processes of teaching and learning and in the supporting development and implementation of policies and procedures.

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Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
South African Institute for Distance Education
ACE School Management and Leadership: Lead and Manage people (Word)
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You will find that there are therefore constant cross references between this ...

You will find that there are therefore constant cross references between this module and the other modules. This is because in working in schools we constantly need to lead and manage other people in the processes of teaching and learning and in the supporting development and implementation of policies and procedures.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
South African Institute for Distance Education
ACE School Management and Leadership: Lead and manage a subject, learning area or phase (PDF)
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The purpose of this module is to develop effective curriculum leaders and ...

The purpose of this module is to develop effective curriculum leaders and managers who will enhance the quality of teaching and learning through application of the theories, concepts and issues handled in this module. It is hoped that in examining these issues school principals and SMT members will be more conscious of their role of leading and facilitating transformation in schools through effective leadership of the curriculum and of teaching and learning

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Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
South African Institute for Distance Education
ACE School Management and Leadership: Lead and manage a subject, learning area or phase (Word)
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The purpose of this module is to develop effective curriculum leaders and ...

The purpose of this module is to develop effective curriculum leaders and managers who will enhance the quality of teaching and learning through application of the theories, concepts and issues handled in this module. It is hoped that in examining these issues school principals and SMT members will be more conscious of their role of leading and facilitating transformation in schools through effective leadership of the curriculum and of teaching and learning

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
South African Institute for Distance Education