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  • The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom

    Connecting Culture to Learning

    By Joyce E. King, Ellen E. Swartz

    The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom explains and illustrates how an African worldview, as a platform for culture-based teaching and learning, helps educators to retrieve African heritage and cultural knowledge which have been historically discounted and decoupled from teaching and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • Social Studies Today

    Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Walter C. Parker

    Social Studies Today will help educators—teachers, curriculum specialists, and researchers—think deeply about contemporary social studies education. More than simply learning about key topics, this collection invites readers to think through some of the most relevant, dynamic, and challenging…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Jumpstart! History

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Sarah Whitehouse, Karan Vickers-Hulse

    This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the historical skills of chronology, enquiry, historical inference and knowledge and understanding of people, places and time. History is an effective way to engage pupils in a topic and can act as a…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge
    Jumpstart!

  • Writing History 7-11

    Historical writing in different genres

    Edited by Hilary Cooper

    Writing History 7-11 supports students and primary teachers helping them to explore ways in which activities involving the talk that underpins historical enquiry can be developed into reading and exciting, extended, reflective writing. The step that teachers and pupils take from ‘talk for learning’…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23
    Routledge

  • Elementary Social Studies

    Constructing a Powerful Approach to Teaching and Learning, 3rd Edition

    By S.G. Grant, Bruce A. VanSledright

    Organized around four commonplaces of education—learners and learning, subject matter, teachers and teaching, and classroom environment—Elementary Social Studies provides a rich and ambitious framework to help social studies teachers achieve powerful teaching and learning results. By blending the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-05
    Routledge

  • “Re-Membering” History in Student and Teacher Learning

    An Afrocentric Culturally Informed Praxis

    By Joyce E. King, Ellen E. Swartz

    What kind of social studies knowledge can stimulate a critical and ethical dialog with the past and present? "Re-Membering" History in Student and Teacher Learning answers this question by explaining and illustrating a process of historical recovery that merges Afrocentric theory and principles of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-03
    Routledge

  • Bringing History Alive through Local People and Places

    A guide for primary school teachers

    By Lynne Dixon, Alison Hales

    A much-needed and delightful book. It shows how history can be taught with the meaningful experiences of each child at its centre, making connections between the child, the locality and community, the national and global past and concepts of time. Throughout the authors empower teachers to…

    Paperback – 2013-11-28
    Routledge

  • Young Citizens of the World

    Teaching Elementary Social Studies through Civic Engagement, 2nd Edition

    By Marilynne Boyle-Baise, Jack Zevin

    Young Citizens of the World takes a clear stance: Social studies is about citizenship education that is informed, deliberative, and activist—citizenship not only as a noun, something one studies, but as a verb, something one DOES. Its holistic, multicultural approach is based on this clear…

    Paperback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge

  • Assessing Historical Thinking and Understanding

    Innovative Designs for New Standards

    By Bruce A. VanSledright

    Assessing Historical Thinking and Understanding advocates for a fundamental change in how educators think about making sense of learners’ developing cognition and understanding in history. Author Bruce VanSledright argues that traditional and typical standardized testing approaches are seldom up to…

    Paperback – 2013-08-07
    Routledge

  • Teaching History Creatively

    Edited by Hilary Cooper

    Fresh and innovative, Teaching History Creatively will foster creativity in both learners and practitioners alike. By introducing teachers to a wealth of available approaches to historical enquiry, this book ensures creative, active and effective learning which includes plenty of challenges, clear…

    Paperback – 2012-12-13
    Routledge
    Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

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