The History Teacher
Volume 46, No. 1
Front Matter | Back Matter
THE CRAFT OF TEACHING
Navigating the Problem Space: The Medium of Simulation Games in the Teaching of History
by Jeremiah McCall
Exploring Medieval European Society with Chess: An Engaging Activity for the World History Classroom
by John Pagnotti and William B. Russell III
More Than a Game...Teaching in the Gamic Mode: Disciplinary Knowledge, Digital Literacy, and Collaboration
by Jerremie Clyde and Glenn R. Wilkinson
A Pedagogical Trebuchet: A Case Study in Experimental History and History Pedagogy
by Lee L. Brice and Steven Catania
NOTES AND COMMENTS
Empowering Students Through History: The Giver as a Metaphor and Preparation for Studying History in the Secondary Classroom
by Kristy A. Brugar
NATIONAL HISTORY DAY 2012 PRIZE ESSAYS
by Jane Dabel, The History Teacher
Prelude to the American Revolution? The War of Regulation: A Revolutionary Reaction for Reform
by Sarah Sadlier, Senior Division
All of Africa Will Be Free Before We Can Get a Lousy Cup of Coffee: The Impact of the 1943 Lunch Counter Sit-Ins on the Civil Rights Movement
by Aarushi H. Shah, Junior Division
Full Reviews Section
Baum, Bruce and Duchess Harris, eds. Racially Writing the Republic: Racists, Race Rebels, and Transformations of American Identity
by Gaines M. Foster
Blackey, Robert. History: Core Elements for Teaching and Learning
by Elise Fillpot
DeVitis, Joseph L., ed. Critical Civic Liberty: A Reader
by Robert Shaffer
Harmer, Tanya. Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War
by Kirk Tyvela
Lee, Wayne E., ed. Warfare and Culture in World History
by Lee W. Eysturlid
McGuire, Danielle L. and John Dittmer, eds. Freedom Rights: New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement
by Sondra Gordy
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7 Contributors to The History Teacher
157 Questionnaire for Potential Reviewers
158 Membership/Subscription Information
160 Submission Guidelines for The History Teacher
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126 National History Club: Why Join NHC?
148 Bedford/St. Martin's: We're Serious About History
Cover 4 Stenhouse Publishers: "Why Won't You Just Tell Us the Answer?"
Lee L. Brice is an Associate Professor of History at Western Illinois University, where he teaches ancient history and aspects of medieval history. His publications include Recent Directions in the Military History of the Ancient World (Regina Books, 2011) and Greek Warfare: From Marathon to the Conquests of Alexander the Great (ABC-CLIO, 2012).
Kristy Brugar obtained her Ph.D. in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. She has taught social studies methods courses at Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan, and currently teaches at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. In addition, she taught middle school history/social studies in Maryland and Michigan. Her research interests include interdisciplinary instruction and the impact of students' history knowledge and understanding.
Steven Catania is a Ph.D. candidate in History at Loyola University Chicago, where he is completing a dissertation focused on the intersection of constitutional monarchy, the public sphere, and court physicians in England during the long eighteenth century.
Jerremie Clyde (M.A., M.L.I.S., University of Alberta) is the Coordinator of Game Research and Instruction for the Centre for Arts and Culture and the Librarian for the subject areas of History and Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Calgary. His current research includes both the digital humanities and digital game-based learning and combines his interests in philosophy, history, and games. Jerremie is also a local organic grower tending bees and vegetables for the Urban Sunflower market garden.
Jeremiah McCall has a Ph.D. in Greco-Roman history and authored The Cavalryof the Roman Republic (Routledge, 2011) and Sword of Rome: A Biography of Marcellus (Pen and Sword, 2012). He teaches history at Cincinnati Country Day School. A researcher and experimenter on the effective use of historical simulation games in education, McCall wrote Gaming the Past: Using Video Games to Teach Secondary History (Routledge, 2011), the first teachers' guidebook to effectively teaching with simulation games.
John Pagnotti earned his Ph.D. in Social Science Education at the University of Central Florida under the direction of Dr. William Russell. He currently serves in an instructional leadership role with the Fulton County Board of Education. His research interests include game-based learning, civic education, education reform, and project-based curriculum. Prior to his instructional leadership role, John was a middle and high school social studies teacher in Florida.
William B. Russell III is an Associate Professor of Social Science Education at the University of Central Florida, where he serves as the Ph.D. track coordinator of social science education. He also serves as the Director for the International Society for the Social Studies and is the editor of The Journal of Social Studies Research. He has authored/edited seven books and published more than forty-five refereed journal articles related to social studies education.
Sarah Sadlier is a National AP Scholar, National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar, History Bee State Champion, History Bowl State Champion, Emerson Prize winner, Cum Laude inductee, National Merit Commended Student, and President's Volunteer Service Award recipient. She participated in varsity soccer, track, Knowledge Bowl, Science Bowl, Model U.N., student government, theatre, piano, and band. Sarah is currently attending Stanford University, where she is pursuing a triple major in history, Iberian and Latin American cultures, and biology.
Aarushi Shah is currently an eighth grade student in the Magnet Program at Mead Junior High School. Her academic interests include math, science, and foreign languages. She has been an active participant in Science Olympiad, and is currently a board member of Club Interact, which focuses on community service projects. Aarushi is also a volunteer at Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS). During her free time, she enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.
Glenn Wilkinson (Ph.D., Lancaster University) is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in History at the University of Calgary and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. His focus is on British and European cultural history, film and history, and military history. His book, Depictions and Images of War in Edwardian Newspapers, 1899-1914 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002), combined media studies, cultural studies, and military history. He lives in Calgary with his activist wife and five children (daughter, son, and set of identical triplet girls) in chaotic bliss.