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  1. This interview was with the president of the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies, Edye Morris-Bryant, and was recorded on March 12, 2008. This podcast focuses on the role and advocacy of the NCCSS, broad social studies issues, and strategies to improve in social studies education.
  2. Dr. H. Lynn Erickson, an internationally known educator, author, and consultant spoke with us on April 15, 2008. She discussed concept-based curriculum and instruction as well as how that strategy will assist students in making connections, allow teachers to go for depth not breadth, and increase academic achievement in our schools.
  3. Dr. Lorin Anderson has researched and published in the areas of classroom instruction and school learning, effective instructional practices for disadvantaged children, the allocation of school time, and effective classroom assessment. He is the senior editor and contributor to A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives published in 2001.
  4. Mr. Anthony Napoli is the Director of Education for the Gilder Lerhman Institute of American History. Founded in 1994, the Gilder Lehrman Institute is a nonprofit organization supporting the study and love of American history through a wide range of programs and resources for students, teachers, and scholars throughout the nation. The Institute creates and works closely with history-focused schools; organizes summer seminars and development programs for teachers; produces print and digital publications and traveling exhibitions; hosts lectures by eminent historians; administers a History Teacher of the Year Award in every state and U.S. territory; and offers national book prizes and fellowships for scholars.