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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 36 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. “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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning History

    Edited by Richard Harris, Katharine Burn, Mary Woolley

    The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning History draws on extracts from the published work of some of the most influential history education writers, representing a range of perspectives from leading classroom practitioners to academic researchers, and highlighting key debates surrounding a...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Essentials of Middle and Secondary Social Studies

    By William B. Russell III, Stewart Waters, Thomas N. Turner

    Building on the success of a much-loved elementary text, Essentials of Middle and Secondary Social Studies focuses on the key issues central to the actual teaching of middle and high school social studies, including lesson planning and inclusive instructional strategies. Written in an...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen J. Thornton, Bárbara C. Cruz

    Series: Teaching English Language Learners across the Curriculum

    Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face English language learners (ELLs) and ways in which educators might address them in the social studies classroom. The authors offer context-specific strategies...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Building Students’ Historical Literacies

    Learning to Read and Reason with Historical Texts and Evidence

    By Jeffery Nokes

    How can teachers incorporate the richness of historical resources into classrooms in ways that are true to the discipline of history and are pedagogically sound? This book explores the notion of historical literacy, adopts a research-supported stance on literacy processes, and promotes the...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge