Social Studies Offers Largest Adoption Opportunity in 2003, with Texas as the Market Linchpin
- How textbooks are neutered. Sewall, Gilbert T. // Academic Questions;Summer91, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p54
Examines the role of both the marketplace and politics in rendering social science studies textbooks innocuous and boring. Views on textbook programs; Changes in the textbook industry; Factors influencing textbook content; Focus of textbook analysis; Difficulty of finding good authors for textbooks.
- Do Textbooks Belong in Elementary Social Studies? Elliott, David L.; Nagel, Kathleen Carter; Woodward, Arthur // Educational Leadership;Apr85, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p22
Presents opinion of several students about their social studies textbooks. Problems encountered with the textbooks; Recommendations for improving the books.
- Editors speak out. Glickman, Judy; Shepard, Ray A. // Instructor-Primary;Oct96, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p85
Provides information about social studies textbook programs being offered in the United States. McMillan/McGraw-Hill's Adventures in Time and Place textbook series; Houghton Mifflin's We the People series for kindergartners to sixth graders.
- Social studies series evaluation notes. // Instructor-Intermediate;Oct96, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p92
Presents an evaluation sheet for keeping record of various thoughts about social studies text series.
- Racism in the teaching of 'development' in German secondary school textbooks. Marmer, Elina; Ziai, Aram // Critical Literacy: Theories & Practices;2015, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p64
The paper analyzes German social science textbooks commonly used in secondary schools (ages twelve to eighteen). The analysis shows that the 'developing world' - and Africa in particular - is discursively constructed as inferior, as an antithesis to the 'West', and as devoid of history and...
- 2003 Texas Social Studies: $248 Million Opportunity. // Educational Marketer;7/1/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 19, p2
Announces that Texas will offer a multi-million dollar sales opportunity for social studies textbooks. Order placement; Delivery of books for start of school in fall of 2003.
- A Comparison of urkish and English Primary Educational Systems from the Point of View of Textbooks and Educational Materials Used in the Social Studies Teaching. Kabapinar, Yucel // Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice;May2002, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p268
Deals with a study which examined primary-level Turkish and English Social Studies textbooks and educational materials in terms of the presentation of social issues and approaches adopted. Position of textbook authors; Social context presented in the Turkish textbooks; Implications of the...
- CREATING "TEXTBOOK REDS". Rodden, John // Society;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p72
This article focuses on the official communist approach to the writing of civics textbooks in the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). Civics occupied the central place in the Republic's education for a world outlook. GDR civics classes were to approach that task conceptually, focusing...
- Linking Literacy Model to SOSE Textbooks. Santoro, Ninetta // Ethos;Nov2004, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p9
Provides information on the use of the textbook "Jacaranda Studies of Society and Environment I," by Grace Ciavarella and Angelo Calandra in teaching social studies. Background on the role of subject teachers in the development of literacy; Features of the textbook; Challenges posed to students...