Social Studies Research and Practice
Volume 2, Number 3, Winter 2007
New “Ready-to-Teach” Feature Editor
University of Virginia
About the Author(s)…
Patrice Preston-Grimes is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education. She serves on the editorial board of Theory and Research in Social Education (TRSE) and has published in TRSE and Digital Age: Technology Based K-12 Lesson Plans for Social Studies Bulletin. She is the 2007 Recipient of the NCSS Exemplary Research in Social Studies Award. Her research has focused on the history of civic education and African American schooling in the South before 1954, with emphasis on social studies teaching and learning. At UVA, she has also explored uses of technology in elementary social studies teacher preparation. A former K-8 teacher, Preston-Grimes guided students’ award winning participation in the National Geographic Bee and National History Day competitions. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.