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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 41 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. Commentaries of Ruy Freyre de Andrada

    Edited by C. R. Boxer

    First published in 1930. 'The Broadway Travellers consolidates its already high reputation by issuing this volume...' SpectatorThis is the first translation of the Commentarios since original publication in 1647. Copies of the original are very rare yet the work covers an historically significant...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Studies for the Twenty-First Century

    Methods and Materials for Teaching in Middle and Secondary Schools, 4th Edition

    By Jack Zevin

    Now in its 4th edition, this popular text offers practical, interesting, exciting ways to teach social studies and a multitude of instructional and professional resources for teachers. Theory, curriculum, methods, and assessment are woven into a comprehensive model for setting objectives; planning...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School

    A companion to school experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Liam Gearon

    Series: Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

    Praise for previous editions… 'A comprehensive and illuminating resource on both citizenship and citizenship education.'– David Hicks, Times Educational Supplement What is the role of citizenship? How can it be taught effectively? Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School is an...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Jumpstart! History

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Sarah Whitehouse, Karan Vickers-Hulse

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the historical skills of chronology, enquiry, historical inference and knowledge and understanding of people, places and time. History is an effective way to engage pupils in a topic and can act as a...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Political Classroom

    Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education

    By Diana E. Hess, Paula McAvoy

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the classroom is pedagogically challenging and raises ethical dilemmas for teachers. Diana E. Hess and Paula McAvoy argue that teachers...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Learning to Teach History in the Secondary School

    A companion to school experience, 4th 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. Learning to Teach History in the Secondary School, now in its fourth edition and established as the leading text for all training teachers, enables you to learn to teach...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Social Studies for Secondary Schools

    Teaching to Learn, Learning to Teach, 4th Edition

    By Alan J. Singer

    Now in its 4th edition, this popular text for secondary social studies methods courses integrates discussions of educational goals and the nature of history and social studies with ideas for organizing social studies curricula, units, lessons, projects, and activities. A major theme throughout is...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Teach Now! History

    Becoming a Great History Teacher

    By Mike Gershon

    Series: Teach Now!

    Being taught by a great teacher is one of the great privileges of life. Teach Now! is an exciting new series that opens up the secrets of great teachers and, step-by-step, helps trainees to build the skills and confidence they need to become first-rate classroom practitioners. Written by a...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Teaching Recent Global History

    Dialogues Among Historians, Social Studies Teachers and Students

    By Diana B. Turk, Laura J. Dull, Robert Cohen, Michael R. Stoll

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    Teaching Recent Global History explores innovative ways to teach world history, beginning with the early 20th century. The authors’ unique approach unites historians, social studies teachers, and educational curriculum specialists to offer historically rich, pedagogically innovative, and...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge