Table of Contents

Getting the Big Picture
Putting the Social Back in Social Studies: Teaching So Kids Learn
What's Your Problem? Human Dilemmas at the Heart of Social Studies
Tools of the Trade
Investigations: Discovering the World Through Primary Sources
Informants: How to Make Dead People Talk
Getting the Picture: Thinking with Things
Real World Connections
Community as Classroom: Place-Based Explorations and Discoveries
Reading Between the Lines: Cultural Perspectives, Point of View, Politics, and Propaganda
Does This Still Happen? Linking History to Current Events
Who Do We See About That? Social Justice Projects Beyond the Classroom
Works Cited