A 2007 article by summer institute speaker Diana Hess has won a significant award. From the NCSS site:
The Association of Educational Publishers (also known as EdPress) has named Diana Hess’s May/June 2007 Social Education article best article in the learned category published in an educational periodical during that year. Hess’s article, “From Banished to Brother Outsider, Miss Navajo to An Inconvenient Truth: Documentary Films as Perspective-Laden Narratives,” explores the use of documentary films in the social studies classroom. Dr. Hess is an associate professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. EdPress is the leading group of educational publishers in the United States.
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