Volume 10, Number 1, Spring 2015

Social Studies Research and Practice 

Volume 10, Number 1, Spring 2015

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Editor’s Notes    
“Schools Need to Wake Up!” Student Participants’ Calls for Human Rights Education

Jill M. Gradwell

Misty Rodeheaver

SUNY Buffalo State

Robert L. Dahlgren

SUNY Fredonia

 Abstract  PDF
Scrutinizing and Supplementing Children’s Trade Books about Child Labor

John H. Bickford III

Cynthia W. Rich

Eastern Illinois University

 Abstract  PDF
Teaching Newcomers Inclusively: Social Studies in a New Gateway State

Jeremy Hilburn

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Xue Lan Rong

Hillary Parkhouse

Alison Turner

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Abstract  PDF
Primary Sources in the Social Studies Classroom: Historical Inquiry with Book Backdrops

Daniel A. Cowgill II

University of Central Florida

 Abstract  PDF
New Curricular Approaches to Teaching About the Middle East and North Africa

Maria Hantzopoulos

Vassar College

Zeena Zakharia

University of Massachusetts Boston

Roozbeh Shirazi

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Monisha Bajaj

University of San Francisco

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher

University of Pennsylvania

 Abstract  PDF
Using Evernote® as an Interactive Notebook with Pre-Service Social Studies Teachers

Stacey Kerr

Mardi Schmeichel

Sonia Janis

University of Georgia

 Abstract  PDF
One Green Apple

Written by Eve Bunting

Sarah Hartman

College of Coastal Georgia

 Abstract  PDF
The First Drawing

Written and Illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Mordicai Gerstein

Minnie Eichelkraut

Madison City Schools, Alabama

Cynthia Szymanski Sunal

The University of Alabama


 Abstract  PDF

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,