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Lies My Teacher Told Me
Lies My Teacher Told Me
by James W Loewen
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Winner of the 1996 American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship Americans have lost touch with their history, and in this thought-provoking book, Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying twelve... (read more)

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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
by James W Loewen
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Americans have lost touch with their history, and in andlt;iandgt;Lies My Teacher Told Meandlt;/iandgt; Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying eighteen leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that not one does a decent job... (read more)

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Methods and Skills of History: A Partical Gude
Methods and Skills of History: A Partical Gude
by Conal Furay
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Like its predecessors, the third edition of one of our most popular texts, The Methods and Skills of History: A Practical Guide, is a dynamic text/workbook that combines theory with "hands on" practice, providing engaging essays, documents, and exercises... (read more)

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Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook
Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook
by Maria Montessori
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This is the book that Maria Montesorri wrote in response to requests from thousands of American parents and teachers. A short, illustrated guide to the use of the Montessori classroom materials, it shows how to set up a “children’s house... (read more)

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Turning Stones: My Days and Nights with Children at Risk
Turning Stones: My Days and Nights with Children at Risk
by Marc Parent
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Why does an infant die of malnutrition? Why does an eight-year-old hold a knife to his brother's throat? Or a mother push her cherished daughter twenty-three floors to her death? Marc Parent, a city caseworker, searched the streets--and his heart--for... (read more)

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Teaching World History in the Twenty - First Century: A Resource Book
Teaching World History in the Twenty - First Century: A Resource Book
by Heidi Roupp
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This practical handbook is designed to help anyone who is preparing to teach a world history course--or wants to teach it better. It includes contributions by experienced teachers who are reshaping world history education, and features new approaches to... (read more)

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50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms
50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms
by Kathryn M. Obenchain
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This popular book of 50 strategies for enhancing social studies learning in K-8 classrooms offers valuable ideas and applications for pre-service and practicing teachers alike.   Always appreciated for its connections between theory, research, and... (read more)

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The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching about Race and Racism to People Who Don't Want to Know (PB)
The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching about Race and Racism to People Who Don't Want to Know (PB)
by Tema Jon Okun
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A volume in Educational Leadership for Social JusticeSeries Editor Jeffrey S. Brooks, University of Missouri-Columbia, Denise E. Armstrong, Brock University;Ira Bogotch, Florida Atlantic University; Sandra Harris, Lamar University; Whitney H. Sherman... (read more)

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In Defense of History (99 Edition)
In Defense of History (99 Edition)
by Richard J. Evans
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E. H. Carr's What Is History?, a classic introduction to the field, may now give way to a worthy successor. In his compact, intriguing survey, Richard J. Evans shows us how historians manage to extract meaning from the recalcitrant past. To materials... (read more)

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Activities Handbook for the Teaching of Psychology #04: Activities Handbook for the Teaching of Psychology
Activities Handbook for the Teaching of Psychology #04: Activities Handbook for the Teaching of Psychology
by Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr.
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APA's fourth and latest volume of activities for teaching psychology contains a wide range of enjoyable and instructive exercises that emphasize active learning. Each of the 80-plus exercises is described in a cookbook format that allows the instructor... (read more)

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Story of the World: History for the Classical Child #01: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
Story of the World: History for the Classical Child #01: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
by Susan Wise Bauer
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What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year-old become the last emperor of Rome? Told in a straightforward, engaging style... (read more)

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Badass Teachers Unite!: Reflections on Education, History, and Youth Activism
Badass Teachers Unite!: Reflections on Education, History, and Youth Activism
by Mark Naison
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Praise for Mark Naison's Communists in Harlem During the Depression: "[Naison's] thoughtful, judicious study vividly conveys a heady atmosphere of political experimentation." —The Nation In this incisive collection of essays, educator and activist... (read more)

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Spectrum Geography, Grade 5: The United States of America (Spectrum)
Spectrum Geography, Grade 5: The United States of America (Spectrum)
by Spectrum
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<html> <head> </head> <body> <p> Our proven <b>Spectrum Geography grade 5</b> workbook features 128 pages, focusing on five geographic themes including location, place, human/environmental interaction, movement... (read more)

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Educating Muslim Women: The West African Legacy of Nana Asma'u 1793-1864
Educating Muslim Women: The West African Legacy of Nana Asma'u 1793-1864
by Jean Boyd
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Nana Asma'u was a devout, learned Muslim who was able to observe, record, interpret, and influence the major public events that happened around her. Daughters are still named after her, her poems still move people profoundly, and the memory of her... (read more)

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Building Character with True Stories from Nature
Building Character with True Stories from Nature
by Barbara A. Lewis
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This flexible resource combines character education with analogies to powerful stories from nature. The heart of each of the book’s 25 lessons is an engaging story, written to kids, describing a particular animal or plant and its distinctive... (read more)

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Dialogue with the Past (American Association for State and Local History Book Series)
Dialogue with the Past (American Association for State and Local History Book Series)
by Glenn Whitman
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Oral history is a marvelous force for empowering young people with a love of history. Peppered with useful tips, examples from students and teachers, and reproducible forms, along with an comprehensive bibliography, this book will be a vital and... (read more)

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Living History in the Classroom: Integrative Arts Activities for Making Social Studies Meaningful
Living History in the Classroom: Integrative Arts Activities for Making Social Studies Meaningful
by Douglas Selwyn
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Encouraging all students to experience history by getting personally involved with the content, this book teaches history to students through mock trials, role-playing, political cartooning, period photography, creative writing and journals... (read more)

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American Revolution (Primary Source Readers)
American Revolution (Primary Source Readers)
by Christi Parker
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The American Revolution was the colonists' fight for freedom in the New World. It involved the help of spies, women, and people from other countries. The colonists fought against a giant, and they won their freedom from Great Britain against all odds... (read more)

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Narrative and History (Theory and History)
Narrative and History (Theory and History)
by Alun Munslow
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Narrative and History explains the key concepts and practices in the composition and writing of history. It explores how knowledge of the ways in which historians author history affects many conventional understandings of its nature. Major concepts such... (read more)

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Traditional African American Arts and Activities (Celebrating Our Heritage)
Traditional African American Arts and Activities (Celebrating Our Heritage)
by Sonya Kimble Ellis
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African Americans throughout our country's history have developed a rich heritage of arts and activities. Now you can discover and enjoy many of these traditions, from celebrating Juneteenth to making African masks to creating unique quilts, right in... (read more)

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