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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 45 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. Teaching the Holocaust

    Practical approaches for ages 11–18

    By Michael Gray

    Teaching the Holocaust is an important but often challenging task for those involved in modern Holocaust education. What content should be included and what should be left out? How can film and literature be integrated into the curriculum? What is the best way to respond to students who...

    Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Studies Today

    Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Walter C. Parker

    Social Studies Today will help educators—teachers, curriculum specialists, and researchers—think deeply about contemporary social studies education. More than simply learning about key topics, this collection invites readers to think through some of the most relevant, dynamic, and challenging...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy

    Integrating Social Studies and Literacy in the Elementary Classroom

    By Kathryn M. Obenchain, Julie L. Pennington

    Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy educates pre and in-service elementary school teachers in teaching four key civics concepts through social studies and literacy integration. Written together by both literacy and social studies experts, it is based on a conceptual revision of the notions...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Technology in the Middle and Secondary Social Studies Classroom

    By Scott K. Scheuerell

    Technology in the Middle and Secondary Social Studies Classroom introduces pre-service teachers to the research underpinning the effective integration of technology into the social studies curriculum. Building off of established theoretical frameworks, veteran social studies teacher educator Scott...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge