I have fantastic news about Social Studies and the Young Learner. There are no longer specific themes for each of the issues, other than ones that are Guest Edited. Thus, please submit any and all ideas related to PreK-6 social studies education to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I do welcome manuscripts focusing on all areas of social studies, but please visit the web site so that you will be able to properly follow the guidelines outlined there and to consider the suggestions provided: http://www.socialstudies.org/publications/ssyl.
Additionally, I am thrilled to announce that Dr. Emma Thacker (James Madison University) will be guest editing the January/February 2018 issue of Social Studies and the Young Learner. Here is a call outlining the scope of this issue:
A Call for Manuscripts: Using the C3 Framework with Young Learners
How are elementary teachers and students using the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework in their classrooms? What resources are effective for bringing the four-step Inquiry Arc into elementary lessons? What challenges do teachers and students face as they use the C3 Framework in K-6 settings? In this issue, we ask authors to share their ideas for and experiences with using C3 Framework practices with elementary students, while focusing on a specific K-6 activity or lesson. Please prepare your submission for this theme issue (January/February 2018) of Social Studies and the Young Learner by: