|Using film to think historically about the civil rights movement with elementary preservice teachers
||This descriptive case study describes the use of documentary film to teach historical thinking in one undergraduate elementary social studies methods course. The study was situated within a teacher education program at a midsized public university in...
|A qualitative study of the pedagogical content knowledge and personal orientations toward economics of award-winning secondary economics teachers
||Historically, economic education has been predominantly characterized by low student achievement, lack of teacher preparation, and quantitative research findings. Detailed descriptions of what effective economic instruction looks like in secondary cl...
|TPACK in practice: a qualitative study of middle school Social Studies teachers in a 1:1 laptop environment
||The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine what effective teaching with technology looked like in practice within middle grade Social Studies’ classrooms. An additional purpose was to understand how teachers’ combine content knowledge, peda...