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Reading and Writing in History

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Reading and Writing in History

Education experts Heather Lattimer and Chauncey Monte-Sano address the key elements of disciplinary literacy in history and social studies and discuss strategies for its integration into the classroom.

The following education experts appear in this video:

Heather Lattimer is an associate professor at the University of San Diego in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences. She specializes in secondary literacy, content area literacy, social studies and history education, project-based learning, and curriculum design and evaluation.

Chauncey Monte-Sano is an associate professor at the School of Education at the University of Michigan, where she teaches teacher education. Her research focuses on the teaching and learning of historical writing, including how adolescents learn to write historical arguments. She also develops history curriculum that supports students’ writing.