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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 38 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. Schooling Corporate Citizens

    How Accountability Reform has Damaged Civic Education and Undermined Democracy

    By Ronald W. Evans

    Schooling Corporate Citizens examines the full history of accountability reform in the United States from its origins in the 1970s and 1980s to the development of the Common Core in recent years. Based in extensive archival research, it traces the origins and development of accountability reform as...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Political Classroom

    Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education

    By Diana E. Hess, Paula McAvoy

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the classroom is pedagogically challenging and raises ethical dilemmas for teachers. Diana E. Hess and Paula McAvoy argue that teachers...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classrooms

    Teaching About Terror

    By Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    While current literature stresses the importance of teaching about the 9/11 attacks on the US, many questions remain as to what teachers are actually teaching in their own classrooms. Few studies address how teachers are using of all of this advice and curriculum, what sorts of activities they are...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Learning to Teach History in the Secondary School

    A companion to school experience, 4th Edition

    Edited by Terry Haydn, Alison Stephen, James Arthur, Martin Hunt

    Series: Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

    In some hands, history can be an inspirational and rewarding subject, yet in others it can seem dry and of little relevance. Learning to Teach History in the Secondary School, now in its fourth edition and established as the leading text for all training teachers, enables you to learn to teach...

    Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Social Studies for Secondary Schools

    Teaching to Learn, Learning to Teach, 4th Edition

    By Alan J. Singer

    Now in its 4th edition, this popular text for secondary social studies methods courses integrates discussions of educational goals and the nature of history and social studies with ideas for organizing social studies curricula, units, lessons, projects, and activities. A major theme throughout is...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge