The Government Teacher

A government teacher's views on current events, public policy, education and all things government related.

2015 Reading List

As of July 17, 2015

History & Politics
American Lion (3/21–4/2)
Shifting Fortunes:The Rise & Decline of American Labor, from the 1820s to the Present (6/15–19)
Two Treatises on Government (7/5–7/11)

Dramas & Plays
The Stage Manager’s Handbook (1/2–1/19)
Yankee Tavern (5/24-25)
Harvey* (6/19)

Entertainment
Cowards (1/20–2/2)
Herland (6/7–6/9)
The Hobbit* (7/9–7/17)

Classical & AP Approved
Sense & Sensibility (2/2–3/10)
In Cold Blood (5/26–6/6)
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (7/17–??/??)

Educational Methods
Igniting a Passion for Reading (3/10–3/18)
Things that Great Teachers Do Differently (6/6)
The Well–Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education (6/25–7/5)

Public Policy
Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail (4/2–4/4)
Nickel & Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America (4/8; 4/11–4/18)
The Undeserving Poor: From the War on Poverty to the War on Welfare (6/19–6/25)

Financial Literacy
Rich Like Them (4/4-4/10)
Prepare to be a Millionaire (6/9–6/13)
The Thin Green Line (Decatur Public Library Request)

Biblical & Religious
Exodus 32–40 (??/??/14–01/22)
Leviticus (1/22–2/26)
Numbers (2/27–04/21)
A Summary of Christian Doctrine (3/19–3/21, 4/18–5/24)
Deuteronomy (4/22–06/03)
Joshua (6/7-6/18)

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