Project-based research course that integrates educational research with social studies classroom practice. Aims to broaden students understanding of what constituters appropriate data for scholarly inquiry. Focusing on particular research methods and drawing from the rich offerings of New York City's various collections, students explore strategies for locating, analyzing, and incorporating a broad array of sources into their doing, writing, and teaching of history and social studies. Also includes exploration of economics in the contemporary world and historically. Offers models and approaches for conducting research in and on social studies classrooms.