Social Studies Research and Practice: Volume 18 Issue 1


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(Re)constructing performative anti-racist education courses: from the experiences of Black feminist graduate assistants

Danelle Adeniji, Marquita Foster

The purpose of this study is to describe the authors’ experiences as Black feminist graduate assistants assigned to teach diversity courses led by white professors.

Exploring social studies teachers' use of action research to enhance cultural responsiveness

Hillary Parkhouse, Ejana Bennett

Culturally responsive teaching is widely recognized as beneficial to students, especially those from historically marginalized communities. The social studies literature includes…

Instruction: examining elementary preservice teachers' self-efficacy for designing inquiry

Oluseyi Matthew Odebiyi

This study seeks to understand the factors and orientations that are relevant to preservice teachers' (PSTs) beliefs about their ability to design lessons for inquiry-based K-6…


Socratic seminar: a transformational approach to vertical and horizontal historical analysis

Kevin Magill, Liz Harrelson Magill

The purpose of the study was to explore and articulate how Socratic seminar might be considered more completely as part of justice-focused social studies classroom disciplinary…

Widening the lens: towards a more inclusive suffrage story

Tina M. Ellsworth, Karen Burgard

The purpose of this paper is to illuminate for teachers how the suffrage movement is centered in whiteness. The authors posit that this historical erasure is intentional, and…

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