Volume 2, Number 2, Summer 2007

Social Studies Research and Practice

Volume 2, Number 2, Summer 2007

Editors Notes

Research

Critical Literacy and the Social Studies Methods Course: How Pre-Service Social Studies Teachers Learn and Teach for Critical Literacy

Edric C. Johnson
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

The Impact of Using Digital Timelines in the Social Studies Classroom

Elizabeth K.Wilson
Vivian H. Wright
The University of AlabamaAnn-Marie Peirano
Hillcrest High School

Civic Education Post 9/11: Efficacy, Cosmopolitanism, and Pedagogical Implications

Azadeh Farrah Osanloo
New Mexico State University

Understanding What Children Know About History: Exploring the Representation and Testing Dilemmas

S.G. Grant
University at Buffalo

Action Research

Geographic Perspectives with Elementary Students: The Silk Road

Beverly Milner (Lee) Bisland
Queens College of the City University of New York

Practice

Prejudice Reduction through Multicultural Education: Connecting Multiple Literatures

Steven Camicia
Utah State University

Balancing Liberty and Security: From the Early Republic to the War on Terror

Veronica Cruz Burchard
The Bill of Rights Institute

Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: The City of Ember and The People of Sparks

Lynne Farrell Stover
James Madison University Center for Economic EducationBarbara F. Haynes
Virginia Council on Economic Education

Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: Harlem Stomp! A Cultural History of the Harlem Renaissance

Lois McFadyen Christensen
University of Alabama at Birmingham

NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: Old Turtle and the Broken Truth

Timothy D. Slekar
Penn State Altoona

NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: The Bully Blockers Club

Blythe Hinitz
The College of New Jersey

Features

The Voice of Reason: Social Studies Pre-service Teachers Debrief Their Initial Experiences with Technology Integration

Kathleen Swan
Joan Mazur
Lina Trullinger
David Brock
Amanda Ross
April Holman
Josh YostUniversity of Kentucky

Why the Attraction to Social Studies?

Lois McFadyen Christensen
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Energy Efficiency in the 21st Century

Glenda Ogletree
Dennis W. Sunal
Cynthia Szymanski Sunal
Keith WoodburyThe University of Alabama

Editors and Editorial Board
Executive Editor
Cynthia Szymanski Sunal, the University of Alabama, cvsunal@bamaed.ua.edu
Co-Editor
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

Technology
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
Veronica Cruz Burchard
Steven Camicia
Kenneth Carano
June Chapin
Kay Chick
Dawn Corso
Jim Couch
Alden Craddock
Ashley de Waal
Paulette Dilworth
Jason Endacott
Sam Evans
Thomas Fallace
Mohammed Farouk
Harvey Foyle
Cheryl Franklin
Adam Friedman
Nancy Gallavan
Laurie Gardner
Amy Good
Jill Gradwell
SG Grant
Kimberley C. Gray
Barbara Hatcher
Tina Heafner
Blythe Hinitz
Janie Hubbard
William Irwin
Edric Johnson
Khodadad Kaviani
Lynn Kirkland
John Lee
Andrea Libresco
Lin Lintner
Mary Little
Timothy Lintner
Thomas A. Lucey
Anand Marri
Patricia Marshall
Melissa Matusevich
Theresa McCormick
Meghan McGlinn
Allison Nazzal
Kathryn Obenchain
Carolyn O’Mahoney
Nancy Patterson
Linda Pickett
Andre Rapoport
Cynthia Williams Resor
Michelle Reidel
Beth Rubin
Susan Santoli
Ellen Santora
Timothy Skelar
Melinda Staubs
Jeremy Stoddard

Additional Notes

Acceptance rate for The Social Studies Research and Practice journal is 29% at the time this issue was published.