Episode 98: Teaching Students to Speak with Confidence & Listen with Empathy with Molly Andolina & Hilary Conklin

In this episode, Dan and Michael chat with Molly Andolina and Hilary Conklin about their new research published in Theory and Research in Social Education titled, Speaking With Confidence and Listening With Empathy: The Impact of Project Soapbox on High School Students.

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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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NOTE: The journal editors below do not include all editors for the journal, but just those guests who appeared on the episode. We are still updating the information for some journals and editors.

Theory & Research in Social Education (TRSE) with guest editors Wayne Journell & Paul Fitchett

The purpose of Theory & Research in Social Education is to disseminate high-quality empirical research about K-12 social studies education, preservice social studies education, and other topics related to civic/social education and historical understanding. The audience for TRSE typically consists of scholars of social studies education and educational policymakers. Submission requirements for TRSE can be found at https://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=utrs20&page=instructions

Any questions related to TRSE can be directed to Dr. Wayne Journell, Editor (associate professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, awjourne@uncg.edu)

Journal of Social Studies Research with guest editor William B. Russell III

The Journal of Social Studies Research (JSSR) is an internationally recognized peer-reviewed journal designed to foster the dissemination of ideas and research findings related to the social studies. JSSR is the official publication of The International Society for the Social Studies (ISSS). JSSR is published four times per year (winter, spring, summer, & fall). Find more: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/the-journal-of-social-studies-research/

Oregon Journal for the Social Studies (OJSS) with guest editor Kenneth Carano

The Oregon Journal of the Social Studies is a peer-reviewed, electronic journal that provides an outlet for P-16 social studies research, best practices, lesson plans, & reviews. The OCSS is currently issuing a call to submit manuscripts for a special issue on Ethnic and Indigenous Studies in Social Studies Education. Additionally, we welcome inquires on special issues. You can contact the editor, Ken Carano, at caranok@wou.edu.

Ken Carano is an associate professor of social studies education at Western Oregon University. In addition to his editorial duties for OJSS, he is also programs coordinator for the Center for Geography Education in Oregon. Prior to his experience in higher education he taught high school social studies for 9 years. Additionally, he taught elementary students in Suriname, South America, where he was a Peace Corps Volunteer. His scholarship interests include preparing teacher candidates to instruct from a humanizing and social justice framework in order that students develop empathy and become critically literate citizens in an increasingly interconnected world. He will respond to your tweets at @caranowou.

Here is a link to the upcoming special issue on Ethnic Studies & Indigenous Studies Call for Manuscripts.  https://sites.google.com/site/oregoncouncilforsocialstudies/O-J-S-S/call-for-manuscripts

Social Studies Journal (SSJ) with guest editors Jessica Schocker & Sarah Brooks

Social Studies Journal is a peer-reviewed open access publication of the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies and was first published in 1967. I assumed editorship in 2016 and Sarah Brooks came on board as Associate Editor in 2017. SSJ accepts submissions of original, full-length manuscripts that focus on research and/or practice in PK-12 social studies education, teacher preparation, and teacher professional development. SSJ welcomes submissions from established and emerging scholars as well as PK-12 teachers and other education professionals in the field of social studies. We publish two issues per year, fall and spring, and accept manuscripts on a rolling basis and via a biannual call.

SSJ prides itself on a substantive, yet expedient, peer review process where each manuscript is reviewed by at least two scholars and often at least one practicing teacher. SSJ is also proud to be accessible for practicing and in-service teachers while also upholding high standards for grounding practice in established research and theory. Three times in the last three years, scholars have published papers with graduate students including, for example, our most recent issue: Anne-Lise Halvorsen and Maribel Santiago published with their students, Eliana Castro and Alyssa Whitford.

Find more: https://pcssonline.org/pcss-journal/. To be updated shortly.

Social Studies Research and Practice (SSRP) with guest editor Cynthia Sunal

Social Studies Research and Practice is a peer reviewed online journal providing a forum for the dissemination of research, action research on social studies education. It further disseminates knowledge and understanding of emerging instructional practices and curriculum in social studies education. Queries can be directed to Cynthia Szymanski Sunal at cvsunal@ua.edu. Manuscripts are submitted at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ssrp

The Executive Editor is Cynthia Szymanski Sunal, Professor of Social Studies Education and Department Head, Curriculum and Instruction, at The University of Alabama.

Research in Social Education book series by Information Age Publishing with guest editor Brad Maguth

Research in Social Education is a premier book series, edited by experienced contributors, which has a strong tradition of contributing knowledge in the areas of social education and social studies education. Book volumes are thematic, report on timely and significant issues and topics in the field, and communicate conceptual or empirical research findings. The series encourages global and multicultural voices and perspectives, and innovative contributions that question and investigate different dimensions and disciplines of social education. You can locate information about currently published and forthcoming books in the series at:  https://www.infoagepub.com/series/Research-in-Social-Education

Queries for those interested in submitting a book proposal can be directed to Brad Maguth at bmaguth@uakron.edu

The co-editors are Brad Maguth, Associate Professor of Social Studies Education at The University of Akron, and Merry Merryfield, Professor Emertus, of Global and Social Studies Education, at The Ohio State University.

Social Studies and the Young Learner (SSYL) with guest editor Scott M. Waring

The goal of Social Studies and the Young Learner is to capture and enthuse elementary teachers across the country by providing relevant and useful information about the teaching of social studies to elementary students.The teaching techniques presented in this peer-reviewed journal are designed to stimulate the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills vital to classroom success. SSYL is published quarterly: September/October; November/December; January/February; and March/April. Members who receive SSYL also get two issues of Social Education—the May/June issue (which includes the Notable Trade Books for Young People list) and the September issue. Find more: https://www.socialstudies.org/publications/ssyl

Contemporary Issues in  with guest editor Scott M. Waring

Contemporary Issues in Technology and Social Studies Teacher Education is sponsored by the College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of the National Council for the Social Studies. The purpose of this journal is to provide a forum for reporting on research relating to social studies content, teacher education, and technology. Although research reports and theoretical articles which address social studies technologies in teacher education are the main focus of the CITE Journal, we are also interested in publishing scholarly research on social studies teacher education that makes creative use of technology in the presentation of the article on the Web. Because the journal provides a unique opportunity for dialogue, we encourage commentary on existing articles. These commentaries will be refereed and are presented along side the original in later editions. CITE — Social Studies Education is edited by Richard Hartshorne & Scott M. Waring. Find more: https://www.citejournal.org/category/social-studies/

Episode 92: Teaching Against Misinformation with Erica Hodgin and Joe Kahne

In this episode, Dan and Michael chat with Erica Hodgin and Joe Kahne about their Social Education publication, “Misinformation in the Information Age: What Teachers Can Do to Support Students.”

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  1. Hodgin, E. & Kahne, J. (2018). Misinformation in the Information Age: What teachers can do to support students. Social Education, 82(4), 208-211.
  2. Kahne, J., Hodgin, E., & Eidman-Aadahl, E. (2016). Redesigning civic education for the digital age: Participatory politics and the pursuit of democratic engagement. Theory & Research in Social Education, 44(1), 1-35.
  3. The Civic Engagement Research Group website is www.civicsurvey.org, they can be found on Twitter at @Ed4Democracy, and you can sign up for the Ed4Democracy Newsletter too!
  4. The Civic Engagement Research Group created the Educating for Democracy Deep Dive with the Teaching Channel, which is a curated collection of videos, educational resources, blogs, articles and relevant research related to democratic education.
  5. The Digital Civics Toolkit is another resource for educators that Erica developed in partnership with Carrie James and Sangita Shresthova that focuses in on the digital dimensions of civic engagement. It’s also embedded within the Teaching Channel Deep Dive.

Biographies

Erica Hodgin is the Associate Director of the Civic Engagement Research Group (CERG), http://www.civicsurvey.org, at the University of California, Riverside and the Project Director of the Leveraging Equity and Access in Democratic Education (LEADE) Initiative.

Joseph Kahne holds the Dutton Presidential Chair for Education Policy and Politics at the University of California at Riverside. His work can be found at @jkahne, jkahne@ucr.edu, and civcisurvey.org.

Episode 88: Civic Ideology & Instruction with Ryan T. Knowles

In this episode, Michael & Dan talk with Ryan T. Knowles about his recent article published in Theory and Research in Social Education titled “Teaching Who You Are: Connecting Civic Education Ideology to Instructional Strategy.” In the article, Ryan quantitatively studies teachers civic education ideology (CivID) and their instructional strategies. He then discusses the impact of teacher dispositions, how that impacts their decision making, and what it means for the students.

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Episode 87: Data Visualization and Literacy in Social Studies with Tamara Shreiner

In Episode 87, Dan and Michael chat with Tamara Shreiner about her recent article published in Theory and Research in Social Education titled “Data Literacy for Social Studies: Examining the Role of Data Visualizations in K-12 Textbooks.” Dr. Shreiner describes data visualizations in our society and shares how to teach about and with them.

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  1. Check out Tamara’s work on her Google Scholar page and her University webpage
  2. Shreiner, T.L. (2017). Data literacy for social studies: Examining the role of data visualizations in K-12 textbooks. Theory and Research in Social Education. 46(2), 194-231.
  3. Here are some of Tamara’s recommended resources for data and data visualizations:
    1. Data USA: https://datausa.io/
    2. Gapminder: https://www.gapminder.org/
    3. USA Facts: https://usafacts.org/
    4. Metrocosm: http://metrocosm.com/
    5. Geoawsomeness: http://geoawesomeness.com/
    6. Our World in Data: https://ourworldindata.org/
    7. David Rumsey Historical Maps: https://www.davidrumsey.com/
    8. U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools-History: https://www.census.gov/schools/activities/history.html.html
    9. Pew Research Center: http://www.pewresearch.org/
    10. University of Michigan project on data literacy: http://datalit.sites.uofmhosting.net/
  4. And, of course, here’s a guide to Grand Rapids Craft Breweries

Biography

Dr. Tamara Shreiner is interested in the ways that people construct an understanding of the past across different scales of time and space, as well as the ways that people use their historical understanding to make sense of and reason about contemporary political and civic issues.  Much of her current scholarship focuses on teaching and learning in world history, and on how people make sense of and use data visualizations as part of the historical and civic inquiry processes. You can contact Dr. Shreiner at shreinet@gvsu.edu.

Episode 85: Lessons from Critical U.S. History Teachers with Hillary Parkhouse

In Episode 85, Michael & Dan chat with Dr. Hillary Parkhouse about her recent article published in Theory and Research in Social Education titled,  “Pedagogies of Naming, Questioning, and Demystification: A Study of Two Critical U.S. History Classrooms.” In it, she discusses how two teachers are uses critical lenses to teach US history.

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Episode 79: Black Critical Patriotism in Elementary Social Studies with Chris Busey & Irenea Walker

In episode 79, Dan and Michael chat with Chris Busey & Irenea Walker about black critical patriotism in elementary social studies as outlined in their article published Theory and Research in Social Education titled, “A Dream and a Bus: Black Critical Patriotism in Elementary Social Studies Standards.”

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Episode 77: Approaches to Teaching Race in the Social Studies Classroom with Christopher C. Martell & Kaylene M. Stevens

In episode 77, Michael & Dan chat with Christopher C. Martell & Kaylene M. Stevens about their recently published Theory and Research in Social Education article “Equity- and Tolerance-Oriented Teachers: Approaches to Teaching Race in the Social Studies Classroom”. In their work, they share best practices of teachers and discuss the differences between the equity and tolerance approach to teaching race.

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Episode 75: Evil and Villainification in Social Studies with Cathryn van Kessel & Ryan Crowley

In episode 75, Michael & Dan chat with Cathryn van Kessel and Ryan M. Crowley about their recently published Theory and Research in Social Education article “Villainification and Evil in Social Studies Education. One of the big highlights is how to make ‘historical villains’ more three dimensional.

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