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  • Design Research in Social Studies Education

    Critical Lessons from an Emerging Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beth C. Rubin, Eric B Freedman, Jongsung Kim

    This edited volume showcases work from the emerging field of Design-Based Research (DBR) within social studies education and explores the unique challenges and opportunities that arise when applying the approach in classrooms. Usually associated with STEM fields, DBR’s unique ability to generate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • Heritage Knowledge in the Curriculum

    Retrieving an African Episteme, 1st Edition

    By Joyce E. King, Ellen E. Swartz

    Moving beyond the content integration approach of multicultural education, this text powerfully advocates for the importance of curriculum built upon authentic knowledge construction informed by the Black intellectual tradition and an African episteme. By retrieving, examining, and reconnecting the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Inquiry-Based Practice in Social Studies Education

    Understanding the Inquiry Design Model, 1st Edition

    By S.G. Grant, Kathy Swan, John Lee

    Written by the lead authors of the C3 Framework, Inquiry-Based Practice in Social Studies Education: Understanding the Inquiry Design Model presents a conceptual base for shaping the classroom experience through inquiry-based teaching and learning. Using their Inquiry Design Model (IDM), the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom

    Connecting Culture to Learning, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

  • Jumpstart! History

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12, 1st Edition

    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

  • Re-Membering History in Student and Teacher Learning

    An Afrocentric Culturally Informed Praxis, 1st Edition

    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

  • Assessing Historical Thinking and Understanding

    Innovative Designs for New Standards, 1st Edition

    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

  • 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

  • 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

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