Social Studies Research and Practice

Volume 7, Number 3, Winter 2012

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Editors Notes

RESEARCH

What Does Peace Mean? Kindergarteners Share Ideas

Cynthia Szymanski Sunal
University of Alabama

Lynn A. Kelley
University of Alabama

Dennis W. Sunal
University of Alabama

PRACTICE

Celebrating Another Decade of Primary Grade Notable Social Studies Trade Books

Michelle Bauml
Texas Christian University
Sherry L. Field
Arkansas Tech University

Monuments All Over the World: Using Historical Monuments to Teach Cultural Geography

Stewart Waters

University of Tennessee
William B. Russell III
University of Central Florida

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Practicing Creative Thinking Skills by Making Creative Products Related to Economic Issues

Audrey C. Rule

Zaid A. Alkouri

Shelly J. Criswell

Judith L. Evans

Angela N. Hileman

Harun Parpucu

Bin Ruan

Beth Dykstra Van Meeteren

Jill Uhlenberg

Olga S. Vasileva

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Ksenia S. Zhbanova

University of Northern Iowa

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Higher Order Thinking in Social Studies: An Analysis of Primary Source Document Use

Nancy C. Patterson

Bowling Green State University

Ashley G. Lucas

Towson University

Michael Kithinji

University of Arkansas Fort Smith

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Teaching about Religion in Social Studies: The First Amendment and Academic Freedom

James R. Moore
Cleveland State University

 

Visualizing Social Studies Literacy: Teaching Content and Skills to English Language Learners

Barbara C. Cruz
Stephen J. Thornton
University of South Florida

 

 

Differentiated Instruction in Elementary Social Studies: Where Do Teachers Begin?

Kay A. Chick
Barbara S. S. Hong
Penn State Altoona

 

 

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SOCIAL JUSTICE

Pedagogy of the Oppressed: The Publication Process of Paulo Freire’s Seminal Work

James D. Kirylo
Southeastern Louisiana University

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TECHNOLOGY

 

Digital Discovery: A Model for Integrating Digital Interactives During Social Studies Lessons

Dr. Joshua D. DeSantis
Juniata College

 

Enhancing Student Learning and Engagement Using Student Response Systems

Catherine M. Kaiser
Hamilton School District
Mary Ann Wisniewski
Carroll University
 

 

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NOTABLE TRADE BOOK LESSON PLAN ~
Moon Over Manifest: Written by Clare Vanderpool

Ashley G. Lucas

Towson University

Heather Hagan

Indiana University

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The Hunger Games: Written by Suzanne Collins

Lynne Farrell Stover

James Madison University

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How I Learned Geography: Written and Illustrated by Uri Shulevitz

Janie Hubbard

University of Alabama

INTERDISCIPLINARY EDUCATION ~

‘It Doesn’t Say’:  Exploring Students’ Understandings of Asyndetic Constructions in History Textbooks

Jason C. Fitzgerald

Wagner College

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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

back2thedrawingboard@hotmail.com