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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 19 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. Writing History 7-11

    Historical writing in different genres

    Edited by Hilary Cooper

    Writing History 7-11 supports students and primary teachers helping them to explore ways in which activities involving the talk that underpins historical enquiry can be developed into reading and exciting, extended, reflective writing. The step that teachers and pupils take from ‘talk for learning’...

    Published May 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. “Re-Membering” History in Student and Teacher Learning

    An Afrocentric Culturally Informed Praxis

    By Joyce E. King, Ellen E. Swartz

    What kind of social studies knowledge can stimulate a critical and ethical dialog with the past and present? "Re-Membering" History in Student and Teacher Learning answers this question by explaining and illustrating a process of historical recovery that merges Afrocentric theory and principles of...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Bringing History Alive through Local People and Places

    A guide for primary school teachers

    By Lynne Dixon, Alison Hales

    A much-needed and delightful book. It shows how history can be taught with the meaningful experiences of each child at its centre, making connections between the child, the locality and community, the national and global past and concepts of time. Throughout the authors empower teachers to...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Young Citizens of the World

    Teaching Elementary Social Studies through Civic Engagement, 2nd Edition

    By Marilynne Boyle-Baise, Jack Zevin

    Young Citizens of the World takes a clear stance: Social studies is about citizenship education that is informed, deliberative, and activist—citizenship not only as a noun, something one studies, but as a verb, something one DOES. Its holistic, multicultural approach is based on this clear...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Assessing Historical Thinking and Understanding

    Innovative Designs for New Standards

    By Bruce A. VanSledright

    Assessing Historical Thinking and Understanding advocates for a fundamental change in how educators think about making sense of learners’ developing cognition and understanding in history. Author Bruce VanSledright argues that traditional and typical standardized testing approaches are seldom up to...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Teaching History Creatively

    Edited by Hilary Cooper

    Series: Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

    Fresh and innovative, Teaching History Creatively will foster creativity in both learners and practitioners alike. By introducing teachers to a wealth of available approaches to historical enquiry, this book ensures creative, active and effective learning which includes plenty of challenges, clear...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Using New Technologies to Enhance Teaching and Learning in History

    Edited by Terry Haydn

    Nearly all history teachers are interested in how new technology might be used to improve teaching and learning in history. However, not all history departments have had the time, expertise and guidance which would enable them to fully explore the wide range of ways in which ICT might help them to...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Teaching Primary Humanities

    By Russell (Lecturer In History, Trinity College, Carmarthen, Wales) Grigg, Sioned Hughes

    As primary subjects are increasingly being taught on an interdisciplinary level, Russell Grigg and Sioned Hughes have created an innovative new text, Teaching Primary Humanities. This new text explores current debate, encourages reflection and provides clear guidance on planning, teaching and...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge