Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2007

Social Studies Research and Practice

Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2007

Editors Notes


Teaching in Isolation: An Examination of the Treatment of Multicultural Content in a Predominantly White and Affluent Suburban School

Ashley de Waal-Lucas
Ball State University

Taxing Praxis: One Social Studies’ Teacher’s Journey with Experiential Education

Kathryn M. Obenchain
Bob Ives
University of Nevada, RenoLaunie Gardner
Truckee Meadows Community College High School

The New Social Studies: A Historical Examination of Curriculum Reform

Jeffrey Byford
Valdosta State UniversityWilliam Russell
University of Mississippi

Informing Preservice Teachers about Multiple Representations of Historical Events

Scott M. Waring
University of Central Florida


Promoting Democratic Ideals and Social Action: Children’s Literature on the Civil Rights Movement and School Integration

Kay A. Chick
Penn State Altoona

The Issue Campaign

Mary Rouleau
George C. Marshall High School, Falls Church, VA

A Learning Cycle Lesson Plan: Scarcity

Melinda Odom Staubs
Walter Wellborn Elementary

Espionage and the American Revolution Lesson Plan

Theresa M. McCormick
Auburn University

NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: Lunch Money

Patricia A. Palmer
University of Missouri Kansas City, Center for Economic Education

NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: Hana’s Suitcase

Mary E. Haas
West Virginia University

Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: Show Way

Lynn Allyson Kelley
Taylorville Primary School


Critical Race Theory and the Teaching of American History: Power, Perspective, and Practice

Timothy Lintner
University of South Carolina Aiken

Content-Specific Technology Infusion Program in Pre-Service Teacher Education: The Technology Leadership Cadre (TLC)

Kathleen Owings Swan
University of KentuckyMark Hofer
College of William and Mary

Social Studies Interactive Notebooks: Helping to Meet the Needs of Middle School Students

Jason Endacott
University of Kansas

Editors and Editorial Board

Executive Editor
Cynthia Szymanski Sunal, the University of Alabama, cvsunal@bamaed.ua.edu
Janet Smith Strickland, The University of West Georgia, jsmith9904@aol.com
Managing Editor
Jason Abbitt, Miami University, abbittjt@muohio.edu
Editorial Board
Lois McFadyen Christensen, University of Alabama at Birmingham, lmchrist@uab.edu
Elizabeth K. Wilson, The University of Alabama, ewilson@bama.ua.edu

Contributing Editors

Interdisciplinary Education
Elizabeth K. Wilson, The University of Alabama, ewilson@bama.ua.edu
Tammy Cook, The University of Alabama, cook004@bama.ua.edu

Ready to Teach
Paulette Patterson Dilworth, Indiana University – Bloomington, pdilwort@indiana.edu

Social Justice
Lois McFadyen Christensen, University of Alabama at Birmingham, lmchrist@uab.edu

Mark Hofer, College of William and Mary, mjhofe@wm.edu
Kathy Swan, University of Kentucky, kswan@uky.edu


Board of Reviewers

Marsha Alibrandi
Keith Barton
Sarah Bair
Chara Bohan
Steven Camicia
Kenneth Carano
June Chapin
Kay Chick
Jim Couch
Alden Craddock
Sarah Davis
Ashley de Waal
Paulette Dilworth
Sam Evans
Thomas Fallace
Mohammed Farouk
Harvey Foyle
Cheryl Franklin
Nancy Gallavan
Amy Good
Jill Gradwell
Barbara Hatcher
Tina Heafner
Janie Hubbard
William Irwin
Khodad Kavianai
Lynn Kirkland
John Lee
Andrea Libresco
Timothy Lintner
Mary Little
Anand Marri
Patricia Marshall
Theresa McCormick
Meghan McGlinn
Allison Nazzal
Kathryn Obenchain
Carolyn O’Mahoney
Nancy Patterson
Andre Rapaport
Cynthia Williams Resor
Michelle Reidel
Beth Rubin
Susan Santoli
Ellen Santora
Timothy Skelar
Melinda Staubs
Jeremy Stoddard
Lynda Stone
Kathy Swan
Jennifer Troncale
Omiunota Ukpododu
Luis Urrieta
Kenneth Vogler
Rodney White

Additional Notes

Acceptance rate for The Social Studies Research and Practice journal is 31% at the time this issue was published.