Social Studies Research and Practice
Volume 3, Number 3, Winter 2008
Did the Bombs Just Fall from the Sky? Examining Agency in a Text Set of World War II Children Literature
About the Author(s)…
James S. Damico is Assistant Professor in Literacy, Culture & Language Education at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. He earned his Ph.D. at Michigan State University in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in critical reading, children’s literature, writing, and research methods. Some of his recent research focuses on how readers analyze, interpret, and evaluate Internet texts.
Mark Baildon is Assistant Professor in Humanities and Social Studies Education at the National Institute of Education in Singapore. He has a Ph.D. in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy from Michigan State University. His teaching and research interests include inquiry-based social studies education and the uses of technology to support inquiry and multiliteracies. Mark has also taught social studies in secondary schools in the United States, Israel, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and Taiwan.
Karen Lowenstein is Co-Director of the Boettcher Teachers Program in Denver, Colorado. She earned her Ph.D. at Michigan State University in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy. Her teaching and research interests focus on novice teacher learning, residency-based teacher education, and issues of linguistic and cultural diversity in K-12 classrooms.
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