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  1. 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

  2. Making Citizens

    Transforming Civic Learning for Diverse Social Studies Classrooms

    By Beth C. Rubin

    Can social studies classrooms be effective "makers" of citizens if much of what occurs in these classrooms does little to prepare young people to participate in the civic and political life of our democracy? Making Citizens illustrates how social studies can recapture its civic purpose through an...

    Published June 28th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Teaching History with Museums

    Strategies for K-12 Social Studies

    By Alan S. Marcus, Jeremy D. Stoddard, Walter W. Woodward

    Teaching History with Museums provides an introduction and overview of the rich pedagogical power of museums. In this comprehensive textbook, the authors show how museums offer a sophisticated understanding of the past and develop habits of mind in ways that are not easily duplicated in the...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Teaching History with Film

    Strategies for Secondary Social Studies

    By Alan S. Marcus, Scott Alan Metzger, Richard J. Paxton, Jeremy D. Stoddard

    Visit any school in the United States and chances are that you will find at least one of the social studies teachers showing a film about history. Along with the textbook, movies are one of the most prominent teaching aids in the history classroom. Yet, when middle and high school history teachers...

    Published January 29th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Instructional Strategies for Middle and Secondary Social Studies

    Methods, Assessment, and Classroom Management

    By Bruce E. Larson, Timothy A. Keiper

    Instructional Strategies for Middle and Secondary Social Studies is an exciting methods-based text that integrates appropriate management and assessment techniques with seven distinct teaching strategies. Writing explicitly for pre-service social studies teachers, veteran teacher educators Bruce E....

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Gaming the Past

    Using Video Games to Teach Secondary History

    By Jeremiah McCall

    Despite the growing number of books designed to radically reconsider the educational value of video games as powerful learning tools, there are very few practical guidelines conveniently available for prospective history and social studies teachers who actually want to use these teaching and...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge