Volume 9, Number 2, Summer 2014

Social Studies Research and Practice 

Volume 9, Number 2, Summer 2014

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Editor’s Notes
Selective Appropriation and Historical Documentary Making in a Special Education Classroom Bruce Fehn

The University of Iowa 

James E. Schul

Winona State University

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Teacher Researchers: Utilizing Archival Primary Sources Deborah L. Morowski

Theresa M. McCormick

Auburn University

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Ethical Reasoning of High School Seniors Exploring Issues of Free Speech Jada Kohlmeier

John W. Saye 

Auburn University

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Preparing Secondary History Teachers:Implementing Authentic Instructional Strategies during Pre-service Experiences Rachel G. Ragland 

Lake Forest College

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Context: The Foundation of Close Reading of Primary Source Texts Dave Neumann 

California State University Long Beach

Nicole Gilbertson

University of California Irvine


Lisa Hutton

California State University Dominguez Hills

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Simulations and Games in the Civics Classroom 

Christopher D.  Moore 

Georgia State University


Cheryl Anne Beshke

University of Georgia


Chara Haeussler Bohan

Georgia State University


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Job Market Signaling: An Active Learning Approach for Teaching Education and Employment  

Scott Wolla 

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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Turning Culture Upside Down: The Role of Transcultural Education 

Jerry Aldridge 

Jennifer L. Kilgo

Lois M. Christensen

University of Alabama at Birmingham


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Examining Race from Within:  Black Intraracial Discrimination in Social Studies Curriculum 

Christopher L. Busey

Kent State University

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Integrating Arts: Cultural Anthropology and Expressive Culture in the Social Studies Curriculum 

Joyce Burnstein

California State University, Northridge

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Brothers at Bat Written by Audrey Vernick 

Karen M. Morrison

Cynthia Szymanski Sunal

Dennis W. Sunal

The University of Alabama

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Megan’s Year: An Irish Traveler’s Story Written by Gloria Whelan 

Diane K. Brantley

California State University, San Bernardino

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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, Atlanta Technical College,