Education: History

  • Teaching Economics in Troubled Times: Theory and Practice for Secondary Social Studies book cover

    Teaching Economics in Troubled Times

    Theory and Practice for Secondary Social Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark C. Schug, William C. Wood

    In the Great Recession of 2007-2010, Americans watched their retirement savings erode and the value of their homes decline while the unemployment rate increased and GDP sank. New demands emerged for unprecedented government intervention into the economy. While these changes have a dramatic impact…

    Paperback – 2010-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Challenge of Rethinking History Education: On Practices, Theories, and Policy book cover

    The Challenge of Rethinking History Education

    On Practices, Theories, and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Bruce A. VanSledright

    Every few years in the United States, history teachers go through what some believe is an embarrassing national ritual. A representative group of students sit down to take a standardized U.S. history test, and the results show varied success. Sizable percentages of students score at or below a "…

    Paperback – 2010-07-06
    Routledge

  • Tackling Controversial Issues in the Primary School: Facing Life's Challenges with Your Learners book cover

    Tackling Controversial Issues in the Primary School

    Facing Life's Challenges with Your Learners, 1st Edition

    By Richard Woolley

    How do you broach family values with seven year olds? Can you help young children understand racism? Can you avoid bringing your own prejudices into the classroom? Talking effectively about controversial issues with young children is a challenge facing every primary school teacher. Tackling…

    Paperback – 2010-06-24
    Routledge

  • Teaching U.S. History: Dialogues Among Social Studies Teachers and Historians book cover

    Teaching U.S. History

    Dialogues Among Social Studies Teachers and Historians, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Turk, Rachel Mattson, Terrie Epstein, Robert Cohen

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge
    Transforming Teaching

  • Social Studies and Diversity Education: What We Do and Why We Do It book cover

    Social Studies and Diversity Education

    What We Do and Why We Do It, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth E. Heilman, Ramona Fruja, Matthew Missias

    The preparation of social studies teachers is crucial not only to the project of good education, but, even more broadly, to the cultivation of a healthy democracy and the growth of a nation’s citizens. This one-of-a-kind resource features ideas from over 100 of the field's most thoughtful teacher…

    Paperback – 2009-10-27
    Routledge

  • History as Art, Art as History: Contemporary Art and Social Studies Education book cover

    History as Art, Art as History

    Contemporary Art and Social Studies Education, 1st Edition

    By Dipti Desai, Jessica Hamlin, Rachel Mattson

    History as Art, Art as History pioneers methods for using contemporary works of art in the social studies and art classroom to enhance an understanding of visual culture and history. The fully-illustrated interdisciplinary teaching toolkit provides an invaluable pedagogical resource—complete with…

    Paperback – 2009-10-05
    Routledge
    Teaching/Learning Social Justice

  • The Teaching American History Project: Lessons for History Educators and Historians book cover

    The Teaching American History Project

    Lessons for History Educators and Historians, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel G. Ragland, Kelly A. Woestman

    The premise of the Teaching American History (TAH) project—a discretionary grant program funded under the U.S. Department of Education’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act— is that in order to teach history better, teachers need to know more history. Unique among professional development…

    Paperback – 2009-05-14
    Routledge

  • Interpreting National History: Race, Identity, and Pedagogy in Classrooms and Communities book cover

    Interpreting National History

    Race, Identity, and Pedagogy in Classrooms and Communities, 1st Edition

    By Terrie Epstein

    How do students’ racial identities work with and against teachers’ pedagogies to shape their understandings of history and contemporary society? Based on a long-term ethnographic study, Interpreting National History examines the startling differences in black and white students' interpretations of…

    Paperback – 2008-09-19
    Routledge
    Teaching/Learning Social Justice

  • Handbook of Research in Social Studies Education book cover

    Handbook of Research in Social Studies Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda S. Levstik, Cynthia A. Tyson

    This Handbook outlines the current state of research in social studies education – a complex, dynamic, challenging field with competing perspectives about appropriate goals, and on-going conflict over the content of the curriculum. Equally important, it encourages new research in order to…

    Paperback – 2008-03-17
    Routledge

  • History Workcards 6 pack book cover

    History Workcards 6 pack

    1st Edition

    By Jane Bower

    These six packs of ten wipe-clean, practical work cards offer exciting and unusual ways to explore each historical period through hands-on art projects, drama, dance and writing activities. Designed for KS2, ideas may be adapted for younger children.…

    Paperback – 2007-03-14
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Teaching History in the Secondary School book cover

    A Practical Guide to Teaching History in the Secondary School

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Hunt

    This practical workbook contains all the advice, guidance and resources new and student history teachers need to reflect on and develop their teaching practice, helping them to plan lessons across the subject in a variety of teaching situations. Helpful features include: case studies examples of…

    Paperback – 2006-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Teaching Guides

  • History, ICT and Learning in the Secondary School book cover

    History, ICT and Learning in the Secondary School

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Haydn, Christine Counsell

    This book explores the current use and potential of ICT in the secondary history curriculum, and offers sound theory and practical advice to help secondary history teachers use ICT effectively. Key areas covered include: getting started in ICT and history short, medium and long-term planning using…

    Paperback – 2002-12-19
    Routledge

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