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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Teaching World History as Mystery

    By Jack Zevin, David Gerwin

    Offering a philosophy, methodology, and examples for history instruction that are active, imaginative, and provocative, this text presents a fully developed pedagogy based on problem-solving methods that promote reasoning and judgment and restore a sense of imagination and participation to...

    Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge

  9. World History: The Basics

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: The Basics

    World History has rapidly grown to become one of the most popular and talked about approaches to the study of history. World History: The Basics introduces this fast-growing field and addresses key questions such as: What is world history? How do we study a subject with such a broad geographic...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Teaching Economics in Troubled Times

    Theory and Practice for Secondary Social Studies

    Edited by Mark C. Schug, William C. Wood

    In the Great Recession of 2007-2010, Americans watched their retirement savings erode and the value of their homes decline while the unemployment rate increased and GDP sank. New demands emerged for unprecedented government intervention into the economy. While these changes have a dramatic impact...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge