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Doing History: Investigating with Children in Elementary and Middle Schools
Preface Author Biographies Chapter 1 Past, Present, and Future: The Sociocultural Context for Studying History Chapter 2 It's Not Just a Mishap: The Theory Behind Disciplined Inquiry Chapter 3 ThereExpand
“Back When God Was Around and Everything”: Elementary Children’s Understanding of Historical Time
In order to investigate elementary children’s understanding of historical time, we conducted open–ended interviews with 58 children from kindergarten through sixth grade. In order to overcome theExpand
Teaching History for the Common Good
Contents: Preface. A Sociocultural Perspective on History Education. Participatory Democracy and Democratic Humanism. The Identification Stance. The Analytic Stance. The Moral Response Stance. TheExpand
Why Don’t More History Teachers Engage Students in Interpretation?
Over the past fifteen years, a great deal of attention has been devoted to the reform of history teaching. Although advocates of reform come from a variety of backgrounds, most share a belief thatExpand
Handbook of Research in Social Studies Education
1. Introduction Part 1: Change and Continuity in Social Studies 2. Continuity and Change in Social Studies Curriculum 3. Early Elementary Social Studies 4. What Happens in Social Studies Classrooms?Expand
The Relationship Between Historical Response and Narrative in a Sixth-Grade Classroom.
Abstract The relationship between narrative and historical understanding in a literature-based, sixth-grade history program was studied using the techniques of naturalistic inquiry—participantExpand
“Scary Thing, Being An Eighth Grader”: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in a Middle School U.S. History Unit
Abstract The study reported here provides an example of the complex interface among historical study, current issues, and adolescents' complex social worlds. The authors investigated the ways inExpand