Community,Schools And Society
Social Studies & Critical Literacies In Childhood Education
Secondary social studies education
Equity and diversity in schools and society
Teaching of history and the social studies
Curriculum development and reform
Critical pedagogy / multicultural education
Historical understanding and civic engagment. Adelphi faculty development grant to explore how civically engaged individuals utilize historical knowledge.
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Freedman, E. B. (2007), Is teaching for social justice undemocratic? Harvard Educational Review, 77(4), 442-473.
Freedman, E.B. (2011). “It needs to be told”: Pedagogical and ideological influences on students’ depictions of the Vietnam War. In Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA.
Freedman, E. B. (2009). The political substance of historical thinking: Tracing student conceptions of American progress and opportunity during an 11-week unit. In Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association. San Diego, CA.
Freedman, E. B. (2006). Two sides to historical thinking: “Empirical” versus “pragmatic” analysis in two U.S. history curricula. In College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies. Washington, DC.