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Trends and Issues in Social Studies - Call for Submissions

  • 1.  Trends and Issues in Social Studies - Call for Submissions

    Posted 02-16-2023 10:50:00 AM

    The editors of the Trends and Issues in Social Studies, a peer-reviewed electronic journal, are seeking submissions for the Back to School issue that will be published at the end of the summer.

    The mission of Trends and Issues in Social Studies is to serve as a forum for a diverse group of educational stakeholders, scholars, teacher candidates, practitioners (PK-12), and others, who seek to engage around social studies education and preparation in PK-12 classrooms. We welcome submissions related, but not limited, to policy, research, practice, theory, and current events about and for social studies such as:

    • Classroom teaching and learning
    • Critical pedagogy in social studies
    • Democratic citizenship education and/or civic education
    • Effective and authentic pedagogical practices across each of the social science content areas
    • Effective social studies pedagogies and curriculum for all levels
    • Impact of standardization on social studies
    • Inclusive and diverse social studies 
    • Innovative curriculum
    • Integration of social studies with other academic disciplines
    • Issues of democracy, citizenship, and religion
    • Social studies for social transformation (e.g., anti-colonialism, issues of representation)
    • Social studies teacher education 
    • Teacher education
    • Teaching social studies for social justice
    • Teaching with primary sources 
    • Testing and policy

    Guidelines for submissions.

    All manuscripts to be considered for review should be submitted through Manuscript Manager.

    Submissions due by: April 21, 2023

    Reviews returned: June 1, 2023

    Author revisions submitted: July 1, 2023

    Publication: August 2023

    If you have any questions, please reach out to the editors, Alex Butler at or Scott Waring at

    Alexander Butler
    Assistant Professor
    Bowling Green State University
    Perrysburg OH