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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Episode 176: New Materialism and Social Studies with Peter Nelson & Scott Durham

In episode 176, Michael and Dan chat with Peter Nelson about his new publication in Theory & Research in Social Education titled, “Between aspiration and reality: New materialism and social studies education.”

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Episode 175: Teaching amidst Terrorism with Bjorn Wansink

In episode 175, Michael and Dan chat with Bjorn Wansink about his new publication in Theory & Research in Social Education titled, “Teaching under attack: The dilemmas, goals, and practices of upper-elementary school teachers when dealing with terrorism in class.”

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Episode 174: Three Approaches to Framing Critical Inquiries with Mark Hlavacik

In episode 174, Michael chats with Mark Hlavacik… and Dan about their new publication in Theory & Research in Social Education titled, “Deliberation can wait: How civic litigation makes inquiry critical,” along with three approaches to framing critical inquiries.

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