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You are currently browsing 21–30 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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  1. 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 13th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 10th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Challenge of Rethinking History Education

    On Practices, Theories, and Policy

    By Bruce A. VanSledright

    Every few years in the United States, history teachers go through what some believe is an embarrassing national ritual. A representative group of students sit down to take a standardized U.S. history test, and the results show varied success. Sizable percentages of students score at or below a "...

    Published July 6th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Tackling Controversial Issues in the Primary School

    Facing Life's Challenges with Your Learners

    By Richard Woolley

    How do you broach family values with seven year olds? Can you help young children understand racism? Can you avoid bringing your own prejudices into the classroom? Talking effectively about controversial issues with young children is a challenge facing every primary school teacher. Tackling...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Teaching U.S. History

    Dialogues Among Social Studies Teachers and Historians

    Edited by Diana Turk, Rachel Mattson, Terrie Epstein, Robert Cohen

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    Teaching U.S. History offers an innovative approach to social studies teaching by connecting historians to real-world social studies classrooms and social studies teachers. In an unusual, even unprecedented, dialogue between scholars and practitioners, this book weds historical theory and practice...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Social Studies and Diversity Education

    What We Do and Why We Do It

    Edited by Elizabeth E. Heilman, Ramona Fruja, Matthew Missias

    The preparation of social studies teachers is crucial not only to the project of good education, but, even more broadly, to the cultivation of a healthy democracy and the growth of a nation’s citizens. This one-of-a-kind resource features ideas from over 100 of the field's most thoughtful teacher...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  10. History as Art, Art as History

    Contemporary Art and Social Studies Education

    By Dipti Desai, Jessica Hamlin, Rachel Mattson

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    History as Art, Art as History pioneers methods for using contemporary works of art in the social studies and art classroom to enhance an understanding of visual culture and history. The fully-illustrated interdisciplinary teaching toolkit provides an invaluable pedagogical resource—complete with...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge