Volume 8, Number 3, Winter 2013

Social Studies Research and Practice

Volume 8, Number 3, Winter 2013

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Editors Notes

 

RESEARCH

 
Tasks and Talk: The Relationship Between Teachers’ Goals and Student Discourse

 

Al Rudnitsky

Smith College

□ Abstract

 

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Social Studies Beginnings: Investigating Very Young Children’s Prior Knowledge of a Disaster

 

Cynthia Szymanski Sunal

Julianne M. Coleman

The University of Alabama

□ Abstract

 

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ACTION RESEARCH

 
Preservice Elementary Teacher Views on the Relationship Between Diversity and Democracy

 

Jason K. Ritter

Duquesne University

□  Abstract

 

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PRACTICE

 
Initiating Historical Thinking in Elementary Schools

 

John H. Bickford III

Eastern Illinois University

□  Abstract

 

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Challenging Constitutional Rights

 

Jeremy Hilburn

University of North Carolina Wilmington

 

Katie Miller

Carrboro High School, North Carolina

□  Abstract

 

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Rhizomic Thinking: Towards a New Consideration of Social Studies Practice

 

Jim Parsons

Bryan Clarke

University of Alberta  

 □  Abstract

 

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Dialogue, Discussion, and Democracy in the Social Studies Classroom

 

Rory P. Tannebaum

Clemson University  

 □  Abstract

 

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SOCIAL JUSTICE

 
Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness?

 

Lois M. Christensen

Melissa G. Whetstone

University of Alabama at Birmingham

□  Abstract

 

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TECHNOLOGY

 
“People with Real Experiences:” Using Mobile Devices in High School Social Studies

 

Adam M. Friedman

Wake Forest University

 

Emily R. Garcia

Highlands Ranch High School

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INTERDISCIPLINARY

 
Interdisciplinary Study of the Local Power Plant: Cultivating Ecological Citizens

 

Mark T. Kissling

Penn State University

 

Angela Calabrese Barton

Michigan State University

□  Abstract

 

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NOTABLE TRADE BOOK

 
Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival

 

Written by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery

 

Janie Hubbard

University of Alabama

□  Abstract

 

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Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal

 

Written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Sarah E. Montgomery

Lauren Hanzelka

University of Northern Iowa

□  Abstract

 

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Climbing Lincoln’s Steps – The African American Journey

 

Written by Suzanne Slade and Illustrated by Colin Bootman

 

Mellanie Robinson

Reinhardt University

□  Abstract

 

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Editors and Editorial Board

Executive Editor

Cynthia Szymanski Sunal, University of Alabama,

cvsunal@bamaed.ua.edu

Co-Editors

Kristi N. Garrett, University of Alabama,

kgarrett@ua.edu

Janet Smith Strickland, University of West Georgia,

jsmith9904@aol.com

 

Managing Editors

Kristi N. Garrett, University of Alabama,

www.kngarrett.info

 

Galen L. Ross, Back 2 The Drawing Board, MultiMedia

back2thedrawingboard@hotmail.com