Social Studies Research and Practice

Volume 7, Number 2, Summer 2012

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Editors Notes

RESEARCH

A Gender Analysis of NCSS Notable Trade Books for the Intermediate Grades

Kay A. Chick
Penn State Altoona

Stacey Corle
Penn State Altoona

Teacher Candidate Attitude Changes After Experiencing an Arts-Integrated Unit on Africa

Mehmet Acikalin
Audrey C. Rule
Sarah E. Montgomery
Denise A. Tallakson
Mary K. Stichter
Allison Barness
Katie M. Decker

University of Northern Iowa

 

Thinking Beyond Field Trips: An Analysis of Museums and Social Studies Learners

Kristy A. Brugar
Wayne State University

Ways of Being a Social Studies Teacher: What are Prospective Teachers Thinking?

Alicia R. Crowe                                                      Todd S. Hawley                                                  Elizabeth W. Brooks

Kent State University

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In Defense of the Social Studies:  Social Studies Programs in STEM Education

Brad M. Maguth
The University of Akron

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PRACTICE

Original Political Cartoon Methodology and Adaptations

J,H, Bickford III

Eastern Illinois University

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Artful Rights: Using Images to Teach the First Amendment

Karon N. LeCompte
Baylor University

Michelle Bauml

Texas Christian University

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TECHNOLOGY

“If We Were Truly Brave…” Dueling in Digital Spaces

Mark Pearcy
University of South Florida
Michael Dotson

University of South Florida

NOTABLE TRADE BOOK LESSON PLAN ~
Our Grandparents: A Global Album written by Maya Ajmera, Sheila Kindade, and Cynthia Pon, With a forward by Archbishop Desmond TutuCynthia Szymanski Sunal

Dennis W. Sunal

The University of Alabama

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Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down written by Andrea Davis PinkneyLara Wilcox

University of West Georgia

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Steel Town written by Jonah Winter,Jill M. Gradwell

Jonathon Amidon

Danielle LaJudice

Mary Westlake-Douds

Buffalo State College

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY EDUCATION ~

From Social Studies to Social Action for a Disability Inclusive World

Deborah MacPhee

Illinois State University

Timothy Lintner

University of South Carolina Aiken


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Editors and Editorial Board

Executive Editor
Cynthia Szymanski Sunal, University of Alabama,
Co-Editors
Janet Smith Strickland, University of West Georgia,
Managing Editor
Galen L. Ross, Back 2 The Drawing Board, MultiMedia