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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 34 new and published books in the subject of History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Teaching With Text-Based Questions

    Helping Students Analyze Nonfiction and Visual Texts

    By Kevin Thomas Smith

    Help your students navigate complex texts in history/social studies and English language arts! This book shows you how to use a key tool—text-based questions—to build students’ literacy and critical thinking skills and meet the Common Core State Standards. You’ll learn how to ask text-based...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Teaching Recent Global History

    Dialogues Among Historians, Social Studies Teachers and Students

    By Diana B. Turk, Laura J. Dull, Robert Cohen, Michael R. Stoll

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    Teaching Recent Global History explores innovative ways to teach world history, beginning with the early 20th century. The authors’ unique approach unites historians, social studies teachers, and educational curriculum specialists to offer historically rich, pedagogically innovative, and...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Essentials of Middle and Secondary Social Studies

    By William B. Russell III, Stewart Waters, Thomas N. Turner

    Building on the success of a much-loved elementary text, Essentials of Middle and Secondary Social Studies focuses on the key issues central to the actual teaching of middle and high school social studies, including lesson planning and inclusive instructional strategies. Written in an...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Controversial History Education in Asian Contexts

    Edited by Mark Baildon, Kah Seng Loh, Ivy Maria Lim, Gül İnanç, Junaidah Jaffar

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This book examines both history textbook controversies AND teaching historical controversy in Asian contexts. The different perspectives provided by the book’s authors offer numerous insights, examples, and approaches for understanding historical controversy to provide a practical gold mine for...

    Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Authentic Learning Experiences

    A Real-World Approach to Project-Based Learning

    By Dayna Laur

    Learn how to implement a real-world approach to project-based learning. Authentic learning experiences are created around genuine, outside audiences and meaningful purposes. They meet the Common Core, engage students in critical thinking and 21st Century learning, teach important skills such as...

    Published April 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen J. Thornton, Bárbara C. Cruz

    Series: Teaching English Language Learners across the Curriculum

    Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face English language learners (ELLs) and ways in which educators might address them in the social studies classroom. The authors offer context-specific strategies...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Building Students’ Historical Literacies

    Learning to Read and Reason with Historical Texts and Evidence

    By Jeffery Nokes

    How can teachers incorporate the richness of historical resources into classrooms in ways that are true to the discipline of history and are pedagogically sound? This book explores the notion of historical literacy, adopts a research-supported stance on literacy processes, and promotes the...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Essentials of Elementary Social Studies

    4th Edition

    By Thomas N. Turner, William B. Russell III, Stewart Waters

    Essentials of Elementary Social Studies is a teacher friendly text that provides comprehensive treatment of classroom planning, instruction, and strategies. Praised for its dynamic approaches and a writing style that is conversational, personal, and professional, this text enables and...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Enlivening Secondary History: 50 Classroom Activities for Teachers and Pupils

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Davies, Rhys Davies

    Enlivening Secondary History is the ideal handbook for busy history teachers who want to do something different in their classrooms, but have little time to plan and organise their lessons. Featuring tried-and-tested practical ideas complete with relevant exemplars and step-by-step advice, this...

    Published June 11th 2012 by Routledge