Episode 186: A Critical Place-based Partnership for Antiracist Elementary Social Studies Teacher Education with Emma Thacker and Aaron Bodle

In episode 186, Dan and Michael chat with friend of the pod Emma Thacker and Aaron Bodle about their study published in Theory & Research in Social Education, “Seizing the moment: A critical place-based partnership for antiracist elementary social studies teacher education.”

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Episode 184: The State of Social Studies Teacher Education Research with Lightning Jay

In episode 184, Dan and Michael chat with Lightning Jay about his study published in Theory & Research in Social Education, “The disciplinary and critical divide in social studies teacher education research: A review of the literature from 2009–2019.”

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Episode 183: Civic-oriented Practices of Black Male Teacher-Coaches with Daniel Thomas III

In episode 183, Dan and Michael chat with Daniel Thomas III about his study published in Theory & Research in Social Education, “‘If I can help somebody”: The civic-oriented thought and practices of Black male teacher-coaches.”

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Episode 182: Third-grade Students’ Sensemaking about Enslavement with Ryan Hughes

In episode 182, Dan and Michael chat with Ryan Hughescal about his study published in Theory & Research in Social Education, “‘What is slavery?’: Third-grade students’ sensemaking about enslavement through historical inquiry.”

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  1. Hughes, R. E. (2022). “What is slavery?”: Third-grade students’ sensemaking about enslavement through historical inquiry. Theory & Research in Social Education, 50(1), 29-73.
  2. Your Name Is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelo
  3. Davis, K. C. (2016). In the shadow of liberty: The hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five Black lives. Henry Holt and Company
  4. Learning for Justice Teaching American Slavery
  5. Jay, B., & Lyerly, C. L. (Eds.). (2016). Understanding and teaching American slavery. University of Wisconsin Press.
  6. Ryan Hughes–“What is slavery?” on the Theory & Research in Social Education YouTube page

Biography

Ryan Hughes teaches courses in elementary school social studies methods focused on preparing early career teachers to teach social studies through inquiry. His research interests include students’ disciplinary thinking in history, inquiry pedagogy, and how students connect their study of the past to their own lives and identities in the present. His most recent research project explored how third grade students in the Midwest learned difficult African American history (i.e., enslavement) through inquiry. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Ryan taught elementary school in San Francisco for eight years prior to his doctoral studies.

Episode 180: Cultural citizenship in fifth-grade social studies with Anna Falkner & Katherina Payne

Episode 180: Cultural citizenship in fifth-grade social studies with Anna Falkner & Katherina Payne

In episode 180, Dan and Michael chat with Anna Falkner and Katherina Payne about their publication in Theory & Research in Social Education titled, ““Courage to take on the bull”: Cultural citizenship in fifth-grade social studies.”

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Episode 179: Building 21st Century School Communities with Catherine Kramer, Amanda Lester, and Kristen Wilcox

In episode 179, Dan and Michael chat with Catherine Kramer, Amanda Lester, and Kristen Wilcox about their publication in Theory & Research in Social Education titled, “College, career, and civic readiness: Building school communities that prepare youth to thrive as 21st century citizens.”

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Episode 178: Feminist social studies teachers with Kaylene Stevens

In episode 178, Dan and Michael chat with Kaylene Stevens about her new publication in Theory & Research in Social Education titled, “How the 2016 US presidential election and the #MeToo movement impacted feminist social studies teachers.”

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Episode 177: Standardizing Indigenous Erasure with Leilani Sabzalian, Sarah Shear, & Jimmy Snyder

In episode 177, Michael and Dan chat with Leilani Sabzalian, Sarah Shear, & Jimmy Snyder about their new publication in Theory & Research in Social Education titled, “Standardizing Indigenous erasure: A TribalCrit and QuantCrit analysis of K–12 US civics and government standards.”

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