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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Teaching History with Museums

    Strategies for K-12 Social Studies

    By Alan S. Marcus, Jeremy D. Stoddard, Walter W. Woodward

    Teaching History with Museums provides an introduction and overview of the rich pedagogical power of museums. In this comprehensive textbook, the authors show how museums offer a sophisticated understanding of the past and develop habits of mind in ways that are not easily duplicated in the...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Making Citizens

    Transforming Civic Learning for Diverse Social Studies Classrooms

    By Beth C. Rubin

    Can social studies classrooms be effective "makers" of citizens if much of what occurs in these classrooms does little to prepare young people to participate in the civic and political life of our democracy? Making Citizens illustrates how social studies can recapture its civic purpose through an...

    Published June 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Gaming the Past

    Using Video Games to Teach Secondary History

    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...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Instructional Strategies for Middle and Secondary Social Studies

    Methods, Assessment, and Classroom Management

    By Bruce E. Larson, Timothy A. Keiper

    Instructional Strategies for Middle and Secondary Social Studies is an exciting methods-based text that integrates appropriate management and assessment techniques with seven distinct teaching strategies. Writing explicitly for pre-service social studies teachers, veteran teacher educators Bruce E....

    Published February 8th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Debates in History Teaching

    Edited by Ian Davies

    Series: Debates in Subject Teaching

    What are the key debates in history teaching today? Debates in History Teaching explores the major issues all history teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It encourages critical reflection and aims to stimulate both novice and experienced teachers to think more deeply about their...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Teaching U.S. History as Mystery

    2nd Edition

    By David Gerwin, Jack Zevin

    Presenting U.S. history as contested interpretations of compelling problems, this text offers a clear set of principles and strategies, together with case studies and "Mystery Packets" of documentary materials from key periods in American history, that teachers can use with their students to...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Doing History

    Investigating With Children in Elementary and Middle Schools, 4th Edition

    By Linda S. Levstik, Keith C. Barton

    Now in its fourth edition, this popular text 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...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge