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  • History Class Revisited

    Tools and Projects to Engage Middle School Students in Social Studies

    By Jody Passanisi

    Learn new approaches to teaching history in middle school so students are more engaged in the big ideas and eager to examine the world around them. Co-published by Routledge and MiddleWeb, this practical guide will help you consider the unique needs of middle schoolers, who are in the midst of many…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Holocaust Education

    Fundamental Issues and Approaches

    Edited by Samuel Totten, Stephen Feinberg

      Essentials of Holocaust Education: Fundamental Issues and Approaches is a comprehensive guide for pre- and in-service educators preparing to teach about this watershed event in human history. An original collection of essays by Holocaust scholars, teacher educators, and classroom teachers,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Judging for Themselves

    Using Mock Trials to Bring Social Studies and English to Life

    By David Sherrin

    Learn how to use mock trials to bring history and literature to life! When students take on the roles of lawyers and witnesses in historical or literary trials, they develop greater investment in the topics, they learn rigorous close-reading and questioning techniques, and they are able to deeply…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Teaching the Holocaust

    Practical approaches for ages 11–18

    By Michael Gray

    Teaching the Holocaust  is an important but often challenging task for those involved in modern Holocaust education. What content should be included and what should be left out? How can film and literature be integrated into the curriculum? What is the best way to respond to students who…

    Paperback – 2015-05-18
    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

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Commentaries of Ruy Freyre de Andrada

    Edited by C. R. Boxer

    First published in 1930. 'The Broadway Travellers consolidates its already high reputation by issuing this volume...' SpectatorThis is the first translation of the Commentarios since original publication in 1647. Copies of the original are very rare yet the work covers an historically significant…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School

    A companion to school experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Liam Gearon

    Praise for previous editions… 'A comprehensive and illuminating resource on both citizenship and citizenship education.'– David Hicks, Times Educational Supplement What is the role of citizenship? How can it be taught effectively? Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School is an…

    Paperback – 2014-11-26
    Routledge
    Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

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