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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Teaching American History Project

    Lessons for History Educators and Historians

    Edited by Rachel G. Ragland, Kelly A. Woestman

    The premise of the Teaching American History (TAH) project—a discretionary grant program funded under the U.S. Department of Education’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act— is that in order to teach history better, teachers need to know more history. Unique among professional development...

    Published May 14th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Interpreting National History

    Race, Identity, and Pedagogy in Classrooms and Communities

    By Terrie Epstein

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    How do students’ racial identities work with and against teachers’ pedagogies to shape their understandings of history and contemporary society? Based on a long-term ethnographic study, Interpreting National History examines the startling differences in black and white students' interpretations of...

    Published September 19th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Learning to Teach History in the Secondary School

    A Companion to School Experience, 3rd 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. The aim of this textbook is to enable student teachers to learn to teach history in a way that pupils will find interesting, enjoyable and purposeful. It incorporates a wide...

    Published May 13th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Research in Social Studies Education

    Edited by Linda S. Levstik, Cynthia A. Tyson

    This Handbook outlines the current state of research in social studies education – a complex, dynamic, challenging field with competing perspectives about appropriate goals, and on-going conflict over the content of the curriculum. Equally important, it encourages new research in order to...

    Published March 17th 2008 by Routledge

  10. A Practical Guide to Teaching History in the Secondary School

    Edited by Martin Hunt

    Series: Routledge Teaching Guides

    This practical workbook contains all the advice, guidance and resources new and student history teachers need to reflect on and develop their teaching practice, helping them to plan lessons across the subject in a variety of teaching situations. Helpful features include: case studies examples of...

    Published November 2nd 2006 by Routledge