The History Teacher
Volume 46, No. 2
Front Matter | Back Matter
THE CRAFT OF TEACHING
Revolutions: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching Printmaking and Latin American History
by Elizabeth Kiddy and Kristen T. Woodward
How the Air Felt on My Cheeks: Using Avatars to Access History
by Steven S. Volk
Methods in Teaching Region and Diversity in U.S. Western Women's History
by Brenda K. Jackson-Abernathy
Good Readers Make Good Historians: "Can we just settle it on 'a lot of people died'?"
by Scott T. Barksdale
THE STATE OF THE PROFESSION
Crossing the Educational Rubicon without the TAH: Collaboration among University and Secondary-Level History Educators
by Gordon Andrews, Wilson J. Warren, and Sarah Drake Brown
NOTES AND COMMENTS
Teaching Historical Research Skills to Generation Y: One Instructor's
by Valerie S. Thaler
Extra! Extra! Read All About It!: Structuring the U.S. History Survey Around the Motif of the Newspaper
by Erica A. Morin
Full Reviews Section
Acland, Charles R. and Haidee Wasson, eds. Useful Cinema
by Darryl Hattenhauer
Chomsky, Aviva. A History of the Cuban Revolution
by David M. Carletta
Dyer, Geoff. The Missing of the Somme
by Linda Kelly Alkana
Eckes, Alfred E., Jr. The Contemporary Global Economy: A History Since 1980
by Julian J. DelGaudio
Icks, Martijn. The Crimes of Elagabalus: The Life and Legacy of Rome's Decadent Boy Emperor
by Josiah Osgood
Jones, Brian Madison. Abolishing the Taboo: Dwight D. Eisenhower and American Nuclear Doctrine, 1945-1961
by David C. Turpie
Jurmain, Claudia, David Lavender, and Larry L. Meyer. Rancho Los Alamitos: Ever Changing, Always the Same
by Donna M. Binkiewicz
Kidd, Thomas S. Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots
by Dee E. Andrews
Lendon, J. E. Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins
by Ryan Horne
Lesh, Bruce. "Why Won't You Just Tell Us the Answer?": Teaching Historical Thinking in Grades 7-12
by Michael Lovorn
Ling, Huping. Chinese Chicago: Race, Transnational Migration, and Community Since 1870
by Abraham Hoffman
MacKinnon, Aran and Elaine MacKinnon, eds. Place of Encounter: Time, Place, and Connectivity in World History, Volume I: To 1600.
Place of Encounter: Time, Place, and Connectivity in World History, Volume II: Since 1500
by Scott Alan Metzger
McDuffie, Erik S. Sojourning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism, and the Making of Black Left Feminism
by Mary Ellen Pethel
Naficy, Hamid. A Social History of Iranian Cinema, Vol. 1: The Artisanal
Era, 1897-1941. A Social History of Iranian Cinema, Vol. 2: The
Industrializing Years, 1941-1978
by Kathryn Green
Popkin, Jeremy D. A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution
by Micah Wright
Retman, Sonnet. Real Folks: Race and Genre in the Great Depression
by Ron Briley
Stolfi, R. H. S. Hitler: Beyond Evil and Tyranny
by Amy R. Sims
Stricklin, David. Louis Armstrong: The Soundtrack of the American Experience
by Richard L. Hughes
IN EVERY ISSUE
167 Contributors to The History Teacher
317 Questionnaire for Potential Reviewers
318 Membership/Subscription Information
320 Submission Guidelines for The History Teacher
ADVERTISERS IN THIS ISSUE
192 Bedford/St. Martin's: We're Serious About History
230 Association for Asian Studies: Teach About Asia, Learn About Asia
282 National History Club: Why Join NHC?
Cover 4 Organization for American History: Become an OAH Member Today
Gordon Andrews received his Ph.D. in History from Western Michigan University in 2011, and is currently an Assistant Professor of History at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. He teaches courses in history education and supervises intern teachers. Before joining Grand Valley State University in 2009, he taught history and social studies at the secondary level for twenty-three years in Michigan.
Scott Barksdale is currently a 4th grade public school teacher in Maine. This is his tenth year as a classroom teacher, and he has taught at both the elementary and middle school levels. He also serves on the board of Critical Explorers, Inc. (www.criticalexplorers.org), a nonprofit dedicated to helping teachers develop and share inquiry-based curricula and instructional approaches. He received a Master's degree in education from Harvard University.
Sarah Drake Brown is an Assistant Professor of History and Director of the History Department's Teacher Education Program at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Her current research focuses on assessment in history education.
Brenda K. Jackson-Abernathy earned her Ph.D. at Washington State University and is currently an Associate Professor and History Department Chair at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Her research interests include the American West, the Civil War era, and U.S. women's history. She is the author of Domesticating the West: The Re-Creation of the Nineteenth-Century American Middle Class (University of Nebraska Press, 2005).
Elizabeth W. Kiddy is an Associate Professor of History at Albright College and directs the Latin American and Caribbean Studies program. Kiddy received her Ph.D. in Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico. Her book, Blacks of the Rosary: Memory and History in Minas Gerais, Brazil, was published in 2005 by Penn State Press.
Erica A. Morin received her Ph.D. in History from Purdue University in 2012. Her research concentration is U.S. Environmental History and Policy, but teaching is her first love. She has presented her newspaper teaching method in a poster session at the 2012 American Historical Association Annual Meeting and at the inaugural 2012 TEDx PurdueU event. She is currently serving as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University and she continues to use the newspaper format in the classroom.
Valerie S. Thaler is an Assistant Professor of History at Towson University, and a member of the Graduate Faculty for Towson University's Jewish Studies M.A. programs. She earned her Ph.D. in American Jewish history from Yale University. Her research focuses on post-World War II American Jewish identity. Thaler also holds an M.A. from Brandeis University in Judaic Studies and Jewish Communal Service/Education, and a B.A. from Yale in American Studies.
Steven Volk is a Professor of History at Oberlin College, where he teaches Latin American history and directs the teaching and learning center. He has published on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Chile, Mexico, and U.S.-Latin American relations. Volk was named the 2011 Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. In 2003, he received the American Historical Association's Nancy Lyman Roelker Mentorship Award, and in 2001, he was honored by the Government of Chile for his role in "helping to restore democracy in Chile."
Wilson J. Warren is a Professor of History at Western Michigan University. He is the secondary education program coordinator in the History Department, and has published two books and several articles focused on history education, including Teaching History in the Digital Classroom (2003) and History Education 101: The Past, Present, and Future of Teacher Preparation (2008).
Kristen T. Woodward received her B.F.A. degree in Printmaking from Syracuse University in 1991 and her M.F.A. in Studio Art from Clemson University in 1993. Her mixed media works combine painting and printmaking, and often utilize found collage materials. Woodward joined the faculty in the Art Department at Albright College in 1998. She currently teaches design, painting, and printmaking, and team-teaches interdisciplinary courses on Latin American graphic art and women in the arts.