Volume 8, Number 2, Summer 2013

Social Studies Research and Practice

Volume 8, Number 2, Summer 2013

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Editors Notes


Examining Historical (Mis)Representations of Christopher Columbus within Children’s LiteratureJ. H. Bickford III

Eastern Illinois University

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Thinking Historically about the Depression EraCory Callahan

University of North Carolina Wilmington

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GPS and Geography: Using Technology to Apply Geography with Middle Grade Students Miguel Gómez

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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Using Contemporary Music to Teach Critical Perspectives of War  Gregory J. Soden and Antonio J. Castro

University of Missouri

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Social Justice 12:  Negotiating Issues in and for a Democratic Society Catherine Broom

The University of British Columbia – Okanagan

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Teaching the Federal Budget, Debt, and Deficit Through Civics Courses Anand R. Marri, Scott Wylie, Robert Shand, Maureen Grolnick, Timothy J. Huth, and Louise Kuklis

Teachers College

Columbia University

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I Am Different!: Can You Find Me?:  Written by Manjula Padmanabhan Holly Hilboldt Swain, Cynthia Szymanski Sunal, and Dennis W. Sunal

University of Alabama

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Marching with Aunt Susan: Susan B. Anthony and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage:  Written by Claire Rudolf Murphy Jennifer M. Troncale and Jennifer Strain

Jacksonville State University

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Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth:  Written by Joan Schoettler  Karen Maloley

Eastern Kentucky University

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Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, SlaveWritten By Laban Carrick Hill and Illustrated by Bryan Collier Sarah E. Montgomery and Lauren Hanzelka

University of Northern Iowa

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Follow That Map! A First Look at Mapping Skills:  Written by Scot Ritchie Lynn Kelley and Jodie Winship

University of West Alabama 


Tina Turner

Taylorville Primary School

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Editors and Editorial Board

Executive Editor
Cynthia Szymanski Sunal, University of Alabama,
Janet Smith Strickland, University of West Georgia,
Managing Editor
Kristi N. Garrett, University of Alabama,