William Starna publishes article

William A. Starna, Emeritus Anthropology, has published the article “Practicing History and the Social Sciences at the New York State Education Department,” in the online journal The Social Studies (2018:1-7): https://doi.org/10.1080/00377996.2018.1498316

From the abstract: This essay is a critical analysis of elements of the Social Studies Toolkit and related materials developed by the New York State Education Department. It addresses misunderstandings of historical theory and method and the presentation of historical knowledge and information by department staff and affiliates, the consequences of which puts teachers and students at a disadvantage.