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New York's Grand Emancipation Jubilee
New York's Grand Emancipation Jubilee (May 2018)
Essays on Slavery, Resistance, Abolition, Teaching, and Historical Memory
Alan J. Singer - Author

Examines slavery, abolition, and race in the United States with a special focus on New York State.

In this book Alan J. Singer discusses the history of race and racism in the United States, emphasizing the continuing significance of slavery’s past in shaping our present. Each chapter addresses a different theme in the history of slavery and the abolitionist struggle in the United States, with a focus on events and debates...(Read More)
 
 
A Pedagogy of Anticapitalist Antiracism
A Pedagogy of Anticapitalist Antiracism (December 2016)
Whiteness, Neoliberalism, and Resistance in Education
Zachary A. Casey - Author

Argues that the economic system itself is culpable in maintaining our oppressive educational status quo.

Through an analysis of whiteness, capitalism, and teacher education, A Pedagogy of Anticapitalist Antiracism sheds light on the current conditions of public education in the United States. We have created an environment wherein market-based logics of efficiency, lowering costs, and increasing returns ...(Read More)
 
 
We, the Students and Teachers
We, the Students and Teachers (January 2015)
Teaching Democratically in the History and Social Studies Classroom
Robert W. Maloy - Author
Irene S. LaRoche - Author

Provides practical applications of democratic teaching for classes in history/social studies education, multicultural and social justice education, community service and civic engagement, and education and public policy.

We, the Students and Teachers shows history and social studies educators how to make school classrooms into democratic spaces for teaching and learning. The book offers practical strategie...(Read More)
 
 
The Social Studies Curriculum
The Social Studies Curriculum (November 2014)
Purposes, Problems, and Possibilities, Fourth Edition
E. Wayne Ross - Editor

This fully revised and updated edition includes twelve new chapters on contemporary topics such as ecological democracy, Native studies, inquiry teaching, and Islamophobia.

The Social Studies Curriculum, Fourth Edition updates the definitive overview of the issues teachers face when creating learning experiences for students in social studies. The book connects the diverse elements of the social studies ...(Read More)
 
 
California in a Time of Excellence
California in a Time of Excellence (March 2009)
School Reform at the Crossroads of the American Dream
James Andrew LaSpina - Author

Follows California’s efforts at reforming the public school system from 1983 to the present.

California in a Time of Excellence follows the Golden State’s efforts to reform its public school system from 1983 to the present. Beginning with progressive curriculum reform initiatives that were launched even before the National Commission on Excellence in Education (NCEE) issued A Nation at Risk ...(Read More)
 
 
Educating Democratic Citizens in Troubled Times
Educating Democratic Citizens in Troubled Times (November 2008)
Qualitative Studies of Current Efforts
Janet S. Bixby - Editor
Judith L. Pace - Editor

Examines various aspects of citizen education programs that serve contemporary youth in the United States.

This bookoffers a groundbreaking examination of citizenship education programs that serve contemporary youth in schools and communities across the United States. These programs include social studies classes and curricula, school governance, and community-based education efforts. The book takes an interdi...(Read More)
 
 
New York and Slavery
New York and Slavery (August 2008)
Time to Teach the Truth
Alan J. Singer - Author

Challenges readers to rethink the way we view the nation’s past and race relations in the present.

Blending historical narrative with ideas for engaging young people as historians and thinkers, Alan J. Singer introduces readers to the truth about the history of slavery in New York State, and, by extension, about race in American society. Singer’s perspective as a historian and a former secondary school...(Read More)
 
 
Grappling with Diversity
Grappling with Diversity (February 2008)
Readings on Civil Rights Pedagogy and Critical Multiculturalism
Susan Schramm-Pate - Editor
Rhonda B. Jeffries - Editor

Addresses the concerns of the marginalized in the American school curriculum.

Written for classroom and pre-service teachers who wish to adopt a “civil rights pedagogy,” Grappling with Diversity illuminates the diverse worldviews of people in our nation’s history who are usually omitted, marginalized, or misrepresented in the American school curriculum. In order to prepare young people to in...(Read More)
 
 
The Social Studies Curriculum
The Social Studies Curriculum (October 2006)
Purposes, Problems, and Possibilities, Third Edition
E. Wayne Ross - Editor

This updated third edition contains new chapters on important issues—including race, gender, sexuality, and multiculturalism—affecting social studies education.

The third edition of The Social Studies Curriculum thoroughly updates the definitive overview of the primary issues teachers face when creating learning experiences for students in social studies. By connecting the diverse elements of the ...(Read More)
 
 
The Social Studies Curriculum
The Social Studies Curriculum (April 2001)
Purposes, Problems, and Possibilites, Revised Edition
E. Wayne Ross - Editor

A new and valuable synthesis of the issues affecting the social studies curriculum.

The newly revised edition of The Social Studies Curriculum presents the definitive overview of the primary issues facing teachers creating learning experiences for students in social studies. The book connects the diverse elements of the social studies curriculum--global education, social issues-centered education, and the roles of...(Read More)
 
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