This is a social studies resource center for teachers and students of history and economics. As you browse around the site and the classes listed above, you will find lesson plans and ideas appropriate for the elementary, middle school, and high school classroom. There are also helpful educational tools to review for exams and quizzes. I am in the process of adding more content so please check back often.
New for the 2012-2013 school year: New Social Studs music videos, such as the singles "War!" and "Supreme Court Cases" can be viewed on the Social Studs page.
"The Presidents Song" music video gets a much needed update.
"Black Death Song" music video and review track has been released on YouTube along with a brand new Social Studs channel.
New for the 2011-2012 school year: Mr. Medico's test prep eBook No Bull Review: Macroeconomics and Microeconomics for use with the AP* Macroeconomics and AP* Microeconomics Exams is now available for the Amazon Kindle.
Mr. Medico's test prep paperback book No Bull Review - Fo Use with the AP* Macroeconomics and AP* Microeconomics Exams
My teacher rock band, The Social Studs, now has an official Facebook page. "Like us" and listen to our released singles on Facebook!
Check out my brand new heavy metal music video on MedicoTube about the Crowding-Out Effect. Great for AP Macroeconomics. Warning: it is LOUDDDDD!!!!
MedicoTube launched its second video on YouTube. This one contains every graph needed to ace the AP Microeconomics exam in 3 minutes!
New for the 2010-2011 school year: Here is the best way to review for the AP Macroeconomics and AP Microeconomics exams. It is an iPhone application called Economics AP from Study By App. It contains 500 practice questions and 10 audio and visual review lectures. Buy it now in the iTunes store for only $3.99. The Economics AP review app is compatible with the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.
New for the 2009-2010 school year: MedicoTube launched this video on YouTube that contains every graph needed to conquer the AP Macroeconomics exam in under 5 minutes.
Mr. Medico was a guest on The Takeaway in April 2010 to discuss how foreign exchange markets work for the high school classroom. Good for AP Macroeconomics students.