Cover of the book 'Much More Social Studies through Children's Literature

Exhibit: Social Studies Educational Resources

August 2015

The New York State Library's August 2015 public floor exhibit focused on educational resources in social studies, as well as recently purchased books on educational assessment and the common core.


Left display case





Social Studies Education



center display case




Common Core and Social Studies


right display case





Older Social Studies Curricula

Books on display:

  • Au, Wayne. Critical curriculum studies: education, consciousness, and the politics of knowing. New York: Routledge, 2012.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 370.115 C934 213-1653
  • Banko, William. Science for the next generation: preparing for the new standards. NSTA Press, 2013.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 507.1073 qS416 214-1742
  • Beatty, Alexandra, ed. Common standards for K-12 education? considering the evidence. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2008.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 379.15809 B369 208-8256
  • Bernhardt, Victoria L., et. al. The example school portfolio. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2000.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 371.2 qE96 200-18331.
  • Bowsher, Jack E. Fix schools first: blueprint for achieving learning standards. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen, 2001.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 379.15809 B788 201-5383
  • Bracey, Gerald W. Education hell: Rhetoric vs. reality. Alexandria, VA: Education Research Service, 2009.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 379.15809 B796 09-2144
  • Butler, Susan M. and Nancy D. McMunn. A teacher’s guide to classroom assessment: understanding and using assessment to improve student learning. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2006.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 371.272 qB986 206-6568
  • Calkins, Lucy.  Pathways to the common core: accelerating achievement. Heinemann, 2012.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 371.26 C155 215-2313
  • Capobianco, Mary. The new world through Dutch eyes: 4th grade curriculum packet using primary documents in social studies teaching.  New Netherland Pub., New Netherland Project, New York State Library, 1994.
    NYS Library call number:  D, NET 500-4 NEWWT 209-1683
  • Capobianco, Mary. Daily life in New Netherland: fourth grade curriculum packet using primary documents in social studies teaching.  New Netherland Pub., New Netherland Project, New York State Library, 1995.
    NYS Library call number:  D, NET 500-4 DAILN 209-1682
  • Dove, Maria G. Beyond core expectations: a schoolwide framework for serving the not-so-common learner. Corwin, a SAGE company, 2014.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 375.001 D743 215-2133
  • Duffy, Gerald G. Explaining reading: a resource for explicit teaching of the common core standards. Guilford Press, 2014.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 372.4 D858 214-2322 2014
  • Elish-Piper, Laurie. The common core coaching book: strategies to help teachers address the K-5 ELA standards. The Guilford Press, 2014.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 372.6 E431 214-2344
  • Fredericks, Anthony D. Much more social studies through children's literature: a collaborative approach. Westport, Conn.: Teacher Ideas Press, 2007.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 372.83 qF852 207-6017
  • Goldhaber, Dan D., et. al. Teacher compensation and teacher quality. Arlington, VA: Educational Research Service, 2003.
    NYS Library call number: C, 379.158 qG618 203-6800
  • Gronlund, Gaye. Make early learning standards come alive: connecting your practice and curriculum to state guidelines.  Redleaf Press, 2006.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 372.21097 G876 206-8341
  • Horn, Jr.,  Raymond A and Joe L. Kincheloe, eds. American standards. quality education in a complex world. New York: Peter Lang, 2001.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 379.15809 A 512 201-3481
  • Irvin, Judith, et al. Enhancing social studies through literacy strategies. Washington, DC: National Council for the Social Studies, 1995.
    NYS Library call number: C, 372.83, E 58, 95-105567
  • Johnson, Andrew P. Making connections in elementary and middle school social studies. Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage Publications, 2006.
    NYS Library call number:   C, 372.83, J662, 206-6143
  • March, Judith K. and Karen H. Peters. Designing instruction: making best practices work in standards-based classrooms. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2008.
    NYS Library call number: C, 379.15509 qM315 208-1965
  • Martorella, Peter H and Candy Beal. Social studies for elementary classrooms: preparing students to be global citizens. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, 2002.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 372.83097, M387 202-8335
  • McCall, Ava L. and Thelma Ristow. Teaching state history: a guide to developing a multicultural curriculum. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2003.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 372.89044 M478 203-8456
  • Minnesota. Task force to study programs leading to certification for teachers of social studies. Social studies teacher competencies: the affective area; the cognitive area; the community, school, and professional relations areas. Multi-State Consortium on Performance-Based Teacher Education, 1973.
    NYS Library call number:  D, UNI 068-4 SOCST 74-11887
  • Muschla, Judith A. Math starters: 5- to 10-minute activities aligned with the common core math standards, grades 6-12.  Jossey-Bass, 2013.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 510.71273 qM985 214-1699 2013
  • Neville, Emily Cheney. A look at our town: village, city, county government. Albany: University of the State of New York, State Education Dept., 1982.
    NYS Library call number:  D, CUR 500-4 LOOOT 82-71381 1993 REPRINT
  • Nevills, Pamela. Build the brain the common core way. Corwin, 2014.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 370 N525 214-2369
  • New York State Education Department.  Families, ways, places: an ethnic studies model for the primary grades.  Albany : University of the State of New York, State Education Dept., 1979.
    New York State Library call number:  D, EDU 340-4 FAMWP 85-70246 1979
  • New York State Education Department.  Social studies: resource guide with core curriculum.  Albany: University of the State of New York, State Education Dept., 1999.
    NYS Library call number:  D, UNI 068-4 SOCST 203-2568
  • New York State Education Department.  Incorporating skills into social studies programs, K-12.  Albany : University of the State of New York, State Education Dept.,1981.
    NYS Library call number:  D, CUR 500-4 INCSS 81-71966
  • New York State Education Department.  Social studies, grade 2: a teaching system. Albany: University of the State of New York, State Education Dept., 1972.
    NYS Library call number:  D, CUR 389-4 SOCSG 81-70011
  • New York State Education Department.  Teaching world history. Albany : University of the State of New York, State Education Dept., 1959.
    NYS Library call number:  D, CUR 718-4 TEAWH 207-7018
  • New York State Education Department.  Teaching about the People's Republic of China. Albany: University of the State of New York, State Education Dept., 1975.
    NYS Library call number:  D, CUR 718-4 TEAAP 75-17900 P.1
  • New York State Education Department.  Social studies, grade 3: teaching system II. Albany: University of the State of New York, State Education Dept., 1972.
    NYS Library call number:  D, CUR 389-4 SOCSG 79-71257 II
  • New York State Education Department. K-6 social studies program. Albany: University of the State of New York, State Education Dept., 1987.
    NYS Library call number:  D, CUR 500-4 SOCSP 82-71447 1987 V.6
  • New York State Education Department. Social studies 4-6: a recommended program. Albany: University of the State of New York, State Education Dept., 1969.
    NYS Library call number:  D, CUR 389-4 SOCSR 207-5006
  • Purdy, James P. and McClure, Randall, eds. The next digital scholar: a fresh approach to the common core state standards in research and writing. Published on behalf of the Association for Information Science and Technology by Information Today, Inc., 2014.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 428.00712 N567 215-1777
  • Rettig, Michael D., et. al. From Rigorous standards to student achievement: a practical process. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2004.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 379.158 qF931 204-4508
  • Robertson, Judith P, ed. Teaching for a tolerant world, grades K-6, essays and resources. Urbana, Ill.: National Council of Teachers of English, 1999.
    NYS Library call number: C, 372.83 T253 200-11456
  • Ross, E. Wayne. The social studies curriculum: purposes, problems, and possibilities.  Albany: State University of New York Press, c2006.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 372.83043 S678 97-12375 2006
  • Rothman, Robert. Something in common: the common core standards and the next chapter in American education. Harvard Education Press, 2011.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 379.158 R846 212-1452
  • Stairs, Andrea J. Urban teaching in America: theory, research, and practice in K-12 classrooms. Sage Publications, Inc, 2012.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 370.91732 U722 213-2119
  • Stobaugh, Rebecca.  Assessing critical thinking in elementary schools: meeting the common core. Eye on Education, 2013.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 370.152 A846 213-2002
  • Tantillo, Sarah. Literacy and the common core: recipes for action.  Jossey-Bass, 2014.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 428.4 T169 215-1811
  • Thornton, Stephen J. Teaching social studies that  matter: curriculum for active learning. Teachers College Press, 2005.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 300.71 T514 204-8809
  • Trinkle, Dennis A. History.edu: essays on teaching with technology. M.E. Sharpe, 2001.
    NYS Library call number:  C, 907.1073 H673 202-1978
  • United States Congress. Improving our competitiveness: common core education standards: hearing before the Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, December 8, 2009. U.S. G.P.O., 2010.
    NYS Library call number: US, Y 4.ED 8/1:111-43
  • VanSledright, Bruce. In search of America's past: learning to read history in elementary school. New York: Teacher's College Press, 2002.
    NYS Library call number: C, 372.89097 V279 202-4125
  • Zarnowski, Myra. History makers: a questioning approach to reading and writing biographies. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2003.
    NYS Library call number: C, 372.89 Z37 203-9370


Exhibit curated by Stephanie Barrett

Last Updated: August 15, 2017