THE CRAFT OF TEACHING
9 Navigating the Problem Space: The Medium of Simulation Games in the Teaching of History [PDF 354 KB]
by Jeremiah McCall
29 Exploring Medieval European Society with Chess: An Engaging Activity for the World History Classroom [PDF 816 KB]
by John Pagnotti and William B. Russell III
45 More Than a Game...Teaching in the Gamic Mode: Disciplinary Knowledge, Digital Literacy, and Collaboration [PDF 1,399 KB]
by Jerremie Clyde and Glenn R. Wilkinson
67 A Pedagogical Trebuchet: A Case Study in Experimental History and History Pedagogy [PDF 345 KB]
by Lee L. Brice and Steven Catania
NOTES AND COMMENTS
85 Empowering Students Through History: The Giver as a Metaphor and Preparation for Studying History in the Secondary Classroom [PDF 220 KB]
by Kristy A. Brugar
NATIONAL HISTORY DAY 2012 PRIZE ESSAYS
95 Introduction [PDF 153 KB]
by Jane Dabel, The History Teacher
97 Prelude to the American Revolution? The War of Regulation: A Revolutionary Reaction for Reform [PDF 1,212 KB]
by Sarah Sadlier, Senior Division
127 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 [PDF 1,301 KB]
by Aarushi H. Shah, Junior Division
149-156 Full Reviews Section [PDF 188 KB]
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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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
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 Cavalry
of 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
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.
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