Episode 161: Funds of Knowledge and Bilingual Social Studies with Natalie Keefer

In episode 161, Dan and Michael chat with Natalie Keefer about her new article in Social Studies & the Young Learner titled, “Gathering Funds of Knowledge: An Elementary Social Studies Unit Plan for Bilingual Settings.”

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Episode 160: An AsianCrit Perspective on U.S. History with Sohyun An

In episode 160, Dan and Michael chat with Sohyun An about her new Social Education article titled, “First Graders’ Inquiry into Multicolored Stories of School (De)Segregation” by Sohyun An.

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  1. An, S. (2020). First Graders’ Inquiry into Multicolored Stories of School (De) Segregation. Social Studies and the Young Learner, 32(3), 3-8.
  2. A ‘History of Exclusion, of Erasure, of Invisibility.’ Why the Asian-American Story Is Missing From Many U.S. Classrooms by Olivia B. Waxman in Time Magazine
  3. An, S. (2016). Asian Americans in American history: An AsianCrit perspective on Asian American inclusion in state US history curriculum standards. Theory & Research in Social Education, 44(2), 244-276.
  4. An, S. (2020). Racial literacy learning while navigating White social studies. The Social Studies, 111 (4), 174-181.
  5. An, S. (2020). Disrupting Curriculum of Violence on Asian Americans. Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, 42 (2), 141-156.
  6. Episode 118: Elementary Social Studies Education Summit Review features Dr. An
  7. Episode 76: Teaching Asian-American Histories with Noreen Naseem Rodriguez 
  8. Asian Americans on PBS
  9. The Making of Asian America (2015) and America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States (2021) by Erika Lee
  10. Learn more about Sylvia Mendez (who is featured in Dr. An’s article): Episode 55: Teaching Mexican-American Histories with Maribel Santiago 
  11. Ruby Bridges (1998) movie
  12. Reclaiming the Multicultural Roots of U.S. Curriculum: Communities of Color and Official Knowledge in Education by Wayne Au, Anthony Brown, and Dolores Calderón
  13. Sarah Roberts picture book: The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial by Susan E. Goodman

Biography

Dr. Sohyun An is a full professor of social studies education at Kennesaw State University.  She received B.S. and M.S. degrees in social studies education from Seoul National University in South Korea, and Ph.D. degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A former high school social studies teacher in South Korea, she is currently a teacher educator of elementary social studies education. Before joining KSU, she taught at Augustana College in Illinois. Dr. An is a critical race motherscholar and teacher educator. She studies, teaches, and parents with a hope for anti-racist, anti-oppressive school and society for all children. Her research centers on social studies/teacher education from Critical Race Theory, AsianCrit, social justice, and critical civic literacy perspectives. You can find Dr. An’s articles on her Google Scholar page.

Editor

We would like to thank Zack Seitz of Wylie High School (TX) and the University of North Texas for his editing skills. 

Episode 144: Reading, Analyzing, & Creating Informational Graphics in the Elementary Classroom by Emma Thacker & Jeremy Stoddard

In Episode 144, Dan and Michael chat with Emma Thacker and Jeremy Stoddard about their recent article in Social Studies & the Young Learner titled, “Reading, Analyzing, and Creating Informational Graphics in the Elementary Classroom.”

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Episode 110: Connecting to Local Women’s History through Storytelling with Tina Ellsworth, Janelle Stigall, & Amy Walker

In this Women’s History Month episode, Dan and Michael chat with Tina Ellsworth, Janelle Stigall, and Amy Walker of Kansas about their new Social Studies and the Young Learner article, “Remembering the Ladies: Connect to Local Women’s History using Storytelling.”

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Episode 97: Social Studies Journals

In episode 97, Dan and Michael picked 9 social studies journal and book series editors to participate in a session to find out what happens when editors stop being polite and start getting real…The Real World. This episode was recorded live before a studio audience at the 2018 College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Meeting.

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Episode 84: Inquiry in Elementary Education

In Episode 84, Michael & Dan chat with Emma Thacker, Erin Casey, Katie Knapp, and Carly Muetterties about their work in the Social Studies and the Young Learner January/February issue “Elementary Lessons Using the C3 Framework.” Make sure to check out the show notes to links to their articles and amazing resources that are applicable for those who teach elementary school and beyond!

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