History Products

  • The Classes They Remember

    Using Role-Plays to Bring Social Studies and English to Life

    By David Sherrin

    Learn how to use role-plays to bring history and literature to life! When students take on the roles of historical or literary figures, they develop a greater understanding of characters’ identities and motivations, and are able to more deeply explore and reflect upon key issues and themes. In this…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14 

  • Collaboration and the Future of Education

    Preserving the Right to Think and Teach Historically

    By Gordon Andrews, Wilson J. Warren, James Cousins

    Current educational reforms have given rise to various types of "educational Taylorism," which encourage the creation of efficiency models in pursuit of a unified way to teach. In history education curricula, this has been introduced through scripted textbook-based programs such as Teacher…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Argue with Me

    Argument as a Path to Developing Students' Thinking and Writing, 2nd Edition

    By Deanna Kuhn, Laura Hemberger, Valerie Khait

    It is essential that middle- and high-school students develop argument skills. This rich resource provides a clear, step-by-step approach that achieves this goal. The method is rooted in peer dialog and makes use of readily available technology. The authors document impressive gains in students’…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26

  • Teaching for Historical Literacy

    Building Knowledge in the History Classroom

    By Matthew T. Downey, Kelly A. Long

    Teaching for Historical Literacy combines the elements of historical literacy into a coherent instructional framework for teachers. It identifies the role of historical literacy, analyzes its importance in the evolving educational landscape, and details the action steps necessary for teachers to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-05

  • DIY Project Based Learning for ELA and History

    By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

    Are you interested in using Project Based Learning to revamp your lessons, but aren’t sure how to get started? In DIY Project Based Learning in ELA and History, award-winning teacher and Edutopia blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron makes it fun and easy! Project Based Learning encourages students and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-05

  • Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy

    Integrating Social Studies and Literacy in the Elementary Classroom

    By Kathryn M. Obenchain, Julie L. Pennington

    Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy educates pre and in-service elementary school teachers in teaching four key civics concepts through social studies and literacy integration. Written together by both literacy and social studies experts, it is based on a conceptual revision of the notions…

    Paperback – 2015-04-01

  • Technology in the Middle and Secondary Social Studies Classroom

    By Scott K. Scheuerell

    Technology in the Middle and Secondary Social Studies Classroom introduces pre-service teachers to the research underpinning the effective integration of technology into the social studies curriculum. Building off of established theoretical frameworks, veteran social studies teacher educator Scott…

    Paperback – 2015-03-18

  • New Directions in Assessing Historical Thinking

    Edited by Kadriye Ercikan, Peter Seixas

    New technologies have radically transformed our relationship to information in general and to little bits of information in particular. The assessment of history learning, which for a century has valued those little bits as the centerpiece of its practice, now faces not only an unprecedented glut…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04

  • Doing History

    Investigating with Children in Elementary and Middle Schools, 5th Edition

    By Linda S. Levstik, Keith C. Barton

    Now in its fifth edition, Doing History offers a unique perspective on teaching and learning history in the elementary and middle grades. Through case studies of teachers and students in diverse classrooms and from diverse backgrounds, it shows children engaging in authentic historical…

    Paperback – 2015-01-23

  • Social Studies for the Twenty-First Century

    Methods and Materials for Teaching in Middle and Secondary Schools, 4th Edition

    By Jack Zevin

    Now in its 4th edition, this popular text offers practical, interesting, exciting ways to teach social studies and a multitude of instructional and professional resources for teachers. Theory, curriculum, methods, and assessment are woven into a comprehensive model for setting objectives; planning…

    Paperback – 2015-01-23

  • Schooling Corporate Citizens

    How Accountability Reform has Damaged Civic Education and Undermined Democracy

    By Ronald W. Evans

    Schooling Corporate Citizens examines the full history of accountability reform in the United States from its origins in the 1970s and 1980s to the development of the Common Core in recent years. Based in extensive archival research, it traces the origins and development of accountability reform as…

    Paperback – 2014-12-10

  • The Political Classroom

    Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education

    By Diana E. Hess, Paula McAvoy

    Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the classroom is pedagogically challenging and raises ethical dilemmas for teachers. Diana E. Hess and Paula McAvoy argue that teachers…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Critical Social Thought

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