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  • 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, 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

  • Writing History 7-11

    Historical writing in different genres, 1st Edition

    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, 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

  • Bringing History Alive through Local People and Places

    A guide for primary school teachers, 1st Edition

    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, 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

  • Using New Technologies to Enhance Teaching and Learning in History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Haydn

    Nearly all history teachers are interested in how new technology might be used to improve teaching and learning in history. However, not all history departments have had the time, expertise and guidance which would enable them to fully explore the wide range of ways in which ICT might help them to…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge

  • Gaming the Past

    Using Video Games to Teach Secondary History, 1st Edition

    By Jeremiah McCall

    Despite the growing number of books designed to radically reconsider the educational value of video games as powerful learning tools, there are very few practical guidelines conveniently available for prospective history and social studies teachers who actually want to use these teaching and…

    Paperback – 2011-05-16
    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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