Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 2014

Social Studies Research and Practice

Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 2014

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Editor’s Notes

RESEARCH

Authentic Pedagogy and the Acquisition of Lower Order Knowledge in History

Lamont E. Maddox

University of North Alabama

John W. Saye

Auburn University

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Trade books’ Historical Representation of Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks, and Helen Keller

John H. Bickford III

Cynthia W. Rich

Eastern Illinois University

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Examining the Representation of Slavery within Children’s Literature

John H. Bickford III

Cynthia W. Rich

Eastern Illinois University

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ACTION RESEARCH

Using Mentor Texts for Writing Instruction in a High School Economics Class

Kristine E. Pytash

Kent State University

Elizabeth Edmondson

Arin Tait

Gilmour Academy

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PRACTICE

Museum Visits in Social Studies:  The Role of a Methods Course

Jennifer Cutsforth Kaschak

University of Scranton

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Effectively Using Social Studies Textbooks in Historical Inquiry

Scott L. Roberts

Central Michigan University

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Using Norman Rockwell Paintings as a Window to the Black Experience

Amy J. Samuels

Gregory L. Samuels

University of South Florida

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Seamless Integration of Technology into an Industrialization Unit of Study

Rebecca Stobaugh

S. Kay Gandy

Western Kentucky University

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SOCIAL JUSTICE FEATURE

Re-envisioning Social Studies with the Community School Model of Elsie Ripley Clapp

Sarah E. Montgomery

University of Northern Iowa

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INTERDISCIPLINARY FEATURE

Critical Moment but not Critical Literacy:Perspectives on Teaching about President Obama

Laura A. May

Vera StenhouseTeri Holbrook

Georgia State University

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NOTABLE BOOKS FEATURE

NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson PlanQueen of the Falls

Written by Chris Van Allsburg

Jill M. Gradwell

Liza M. Acanfora

Erika Lindsay

Kimberly Vaughn

SUNY Buffalo State

Abstract

 

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NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson PlanUnspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad

Written by Henry Cole

Lynne Farrell Stover

James Madison University Center for Economic Education

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NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson PlanHis Name Was Raoul Wallenberg: Courage, Rescue and Mystery During World War II

Thomas “Logan” Arrington

Judy D. Butler

University of West Georgia

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Editors and Editorial Board

Executive Editor

Cynthia Szymanski Sunal, University of Alabama,

cvsunal@bamaed.ua.edu

Co-Editor

Janet Smith Strickland, University of West Georgia,

jsmith9904@aol.com

 

Managing Editor

Kristi N. Garrett, University of Alabama,

www.kngarrett.info