Teaching Recent Global History Dialogues Among Historians, Social Studies Teachers and Students
Reinventing the Middle School
Where's the Wonder in Elementary Math? Encouraging Mathematical Reasoning in the Classroom
By Diana B. Turk, Laura J. Dull, Robert Cohen, Michael R. Stoll
March 12, 2014
Teaching Recent Global History explores innovative ways to teach world history, beginning with the early 20th century. The authors’ unique approach unites historians, social studies teachers, and educational curriculum specialists to offer historically rich, pedagogically innovative, and ...
By Maryemma Graham, Sharon Pineault-Burke, Marianna White Davis
February 17, 1998
This book is written by teachers interested in bringing African American literature into the classroom. Documented here is the learning process that these educators experienced themselves as they read and discussed the stories & pedagogical....
By Thomas S. Dickinson
March 28, 2001
Many contemporary American middle schools are stuck in a state of "arrested development," failing to implement the original concept of middle schools to a varying, though equally corruptive degrees. The individual chapters of the book outline in detail how to counter this dangerous trend, offering ...
By A. Lin Goodwin
June 18, 1997
How students are assessed can determine not only the quality, type, and degree of education they receive, but has long-term consequences for their future. Assessment by standardized testing often labels poor and minority children in ways that exclude them from opportunities, while failing to ...
By Judith McVarish
August 24, 2007
This book argues that even in today's high-stakes testing environment, 'teaching to the test' need not be teachers’ only focus as they introduce young children to mathematics. Judith McVarish demonstrates how building a community of learners and using problem solving to engage ...
By Arthur T. Costigan
October 31, 2007
Most pre-service education students are enthusiastic about the progressive, constructivist, and student-centered theory and practice advocated in many teacher education programs and by the National Council of Teachers of English. Yet in actual day-to-day practice, teachers often have trouble ...
By Diana Turk, Rachel Mattson, Terrie Epstein, Robert Cohen
December 17, 2009
Teaching U.S. History offers an innovative approach to social studies teaching by connecting historians to real-world social studies classrooms and social studies teachers. In an unusual, even unprecedented, dialogue between scholars and practitioners, this book weds historical theory and practice ...
By Shirley Steinberg, Joe L. Kincheloe
March 17, 1998
This work makes accessible and practicable some of the best theoretical innovation in critical pedagogy of the last decade. Issues of knowledge are explored as the authors consider how an integration of popular culture and cultural studies into the lesson plan can enrich and re-invigorate the ...
By Adria Steinberg
November 06, 1997
First Published in 1998. A central paradox of American education today is that classrooms are often not conducive to learning. Young people who are bright, active participants in outside-of- school settings become disengaged or hostile in the classroom. Through detailed portrayals of innovative ...