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Articles by George Cassutto:
News article from November 28, 2010: Obama
at the Crossroads
December 2, 2010: WikiLeaks:
of the Press or National Security Threat?
What's with the Republicans?
December 27, 2010:
How Facebook Has Changed Relationships
December 28, 2010:
The Vilification of Barack Obama
January 9, 2011: The
Impact of the Arizona Shooting
January 23, 2011:
Obama and the State of DisUnion
January 26, 2011:
The State of the Union Address: Why Does It Matter?
Revolution in the Muslim World: Can Democracy Survive?
February 1, 2011: The
Domino Effect in the Middle East:
Which Nation Will Fall to Democracy Next?
February 19, 2011: Workers
Wage war of Words in Wisconsin
Defending Divorced Dads: Nine Years and Counting
Idiot on Broadway: Not for the Young or the Squeamish
March 20, 2011: The
Double-Edged Sword of Democracy
May 19, 2011:
The Pakistan Paradigm: Frenemies Forever?
May 20, 2011:
Journey to the White House
May 22, 2011: The
Obama Objective: Middle East Peace
May 27, 2011: Should
I Run For Congress?
June 7, 2011:
The Tragedy of Anthony Weiner
June 7, 2011:
Teaching and Learning in a Living Classroom (At the White House)
June 11, 2011:
On the Spiritual Lives of Children
June 17, 2011:
Invoking the War Powers Act
June 19, 2011:
Reflections on Father's Day: Not Just a Hallmark Holiday
23, 2011:Obama’s Afghanistan Solution: Commander or Coward-in-chief?
June 29, 2011:
Michele Bachmann: The Tea Party's Rising Star
July 31, 2011:
The Debt Ceiling Debate - Winners and Losers
August 4, 2011:
Time for a Second New Deal to Raise Taxes and Create Jobs
August 5, 2011:
The Arab Spring is Now the Long Hot Arab Summer
August 8, 2011:
The Internet Has Changed Politics in the 21st Century Forever
October 28, 2011:
To Be Given on the West Lawn of the Capitol
December 26, 2011:Will
the Constitution Be Shredded in 2012?
December 28, 2011:
Is Iran Next?
December 31, 2011:
January 9, 2012:
What It Takes to be a Barack Obama Supporter
Republicans at the Crossroads: The South Carolina Primary
January 16, 2012: I
Have a Dream: What You Don't Get to Hear
January 22, 2012:
Morality and Politics: Separate and
June 14, 2012:
Second Guessing Obama's Critics
July 18, 2012:
Why Obama Will Win
August 13, 2012:
Impact of Paul Ryan
August 28, 2012:
The Republican Convention as Prologue
September 3, 2012:
Selling Obama's Record
October 18, 2012:
Eulogy for My Twin Brother, Benjamin H. Cassutto
Why Obama Won Again
December 1, 2012:
Avoiding the Fiscal Cliff
December 26, 2012: Les
Miserables The Movie: Purists Beware
January 6, 2013:
Obama 2.0: Where to Now?
February 21, 2015:
The State of Politics Today
November 5, 2017:
The Challenges of Social Studies Education Today
The Civics Teacher Conundrum:
Why I Teach
December 3, 2017:
The Importance of Holocaust Education
December 10, 2017:
Using Hamilton: The Musical in the Classroom
Why Join the Teacher's Union?
January 4, 2018:
Around the Nation's Capital:
The US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Religion in Schools: A Delicate Balance
The Pastor and the President: Race in the American Classroom Today
Messages from the Marches: Teaching Students Objectively
February 4, 2018:
Black History Month and Project-Based Learning
Publishers published my book Pocket Guide to the Internet for
Teachers in April, 1999. You can read
an on-line version at http://www.genium.com/ipgt/
If you want to read the book on-line, you'll need the Adobe Acrobat Reader,
which you can download
I have posted the following sections of the first manuscript on-line Using the World Wide
You can order Internet Pocket Guide for Teachers from Amazon.com
Please let me know what you think!
My (1997) summer reading has consisted of Edward Linenthal's
book Preserving Memory: The Struggle To Create
America's Holocaust Museum.
hope you'll take a look at my review of this fascinating work.
If you have ever visited the United States Holocaust
Memorial Museum, the book may be of interest to you.
Additionally, I have posted a lesson plan entitled "The History of the
Holocaust From A Personal Perspective." The lesson contains a series
of activities for the secondary Holocaust Educator. I hope you'll review
and criticize the lesson via e-mail.
can also see it on the Microsoft Encarta lesson Plan site as well!
An article entitled Social
Studies and the World Wide Web has also been posted here. It was
delivered at the Connected Classroom Conference as a presentation on using
the Internet in Social Studies instruction. Your feedback is welcome!
learning is not just for kids. In 1995, I helped Nicole Ellefson of the
University of Michigan develop a web page for the LETSnet
Project. Click on the link
with my name at left once the page has loaded.
A recent trip to Washington, DC with my Dutch cousin
David yielded this web site: The Monuments of Washington, DC- A Virtual Field Trip
Thanks to the National Park Service for their information,
and to Lee A. and Rob M. for working so hard on the project. I hope you'll
take a look!
Please read and respond:
Posted August 31, 1997: On The Death of Princess
Diana: A Family E-mail Exchange
Posted March 30, 1997: An Essay
On Dealing With Tragedy and the Internet: The Heaven's Gate Cult
on the destruction of TWA Flight 800 July 17, 1996
Thoughts on the
Oklahoma City Bombing April, 1995
curriculum vitae for George Cassutto has been made available.
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