Publications

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Articles in Refereed Journals

Shear, S.B., & Krutka, D. (In press). Confronting settler colonialism: Theoretical and methodological questions about social studies research. Theory & Research in Social Education.

Shear, S.B. (In press). Teaching and learning with Indigenous-made films in social studies education. Social Studies Journal.

Turtle Island Social Studies Collective. (In press). Beyond Pocahontas: Learning from Indigenous women change makers. Social Studies & The Young Learner.

Members of the Turtle Island Social Studies Collective are (in alphabetical order): Meredith McCoy (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa descent), Lakota Pearl Pochedley (Citizen Band Potawatomi), Leilani Sabzalian (Alutiiq), and Sarah B. Shear

Shear, S.B., Sabzalian, L, & Buchanan, L.B. (2018). Affirming Indigenous sovereignty: A civics inquiry. Social Studies & The Young Learner, 31(1), 12-18.

Ward, A., Christ, R.C., Kuby, C.R., & Shear, S.B. (2018). Thinking with Klosterman’s Razor: Diffracting ‘Reviewer 2’ and Research Wrongness. Knowledge Cultures, 6(2), 28-50. doi: 10.22381/KC6220181

Shear, S.B. (2016). Does critical theory have a place in social studies research? A commentary. Journal of Social Studies Research, 40(3), 229-231. doi: 10.1016/j.jssr.2016.03.009

Kuby, C.R., Christ, R.C, Holloway, N., Mulligan, J., Shear, S.B., & Ward, A. (2016). Teaching, troubling, transgressing: Thinking with theory in a post-qualitative inquiry course. Qualitative Inquiry, 22(2), 140-148. doi: 10.1177/1077800415617206

Tschida, C., & Shear, S.B. (2016). Book review: Review of Preparing to Teach Social Studies for Social Justice: Becoming a Renegade. Teachers College Record. Available online at http://www.tcrecord.org. ID number: 21632.

Shear, S.B. (2016). It’s time to unsettle the settler narrative: A review of Why You Can’t Teach United States History without American Indians. Journal of Social Studies Research,40(2), 155-157.

Shear, S.B., Knowles, R., Soden, G., & Castro, A. (2015). Manifesting destiny: Re/presentations of Indigenous people in K-12 U.S. history curriculum. Theory & Research in Social Education, 43(1), 68-101. doi: 10.1080/00933104.2014.999849

Parts of Books

Calderon, F., Tanner, S., Shear, S.B., & Cramer, A.M. (Accepted). Knowing differently/teaching differently: Transforming a teacher education program. In Z. Kinkhead-Clark & K.A. Escayg (Eds.), Reconceptualising quality early childhood education, care, and development: Perspectives from the others. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Shear, S.B. & Stanton, C.R. (2018). Indigenous. In D. G. Krutka, A. M. Whitlock, & M. Helmsing (Eds.), Keywords in Social Studies Education (pp. 3-16). New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.

Sabzalian, L. & Shear, S.B. (2018). Confronting colonial blindness in civics education: Recognizing colonization, self-determination, and sovereignty as core knowledge for elementary socials studies teacher education. In S.B. Shear, C. Tschida, E. Bellows, L.B. Buchanan, & E. Saylor (Eds.), (Re)Imagining Elementary Social Studies: A Controversial Issues Reader (pp. 153-176). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press.

Shear, S.B., Tschida, C., Bellows, E., Brown Buchanan, L., & Saylor, E. (2018). Elementary social studies as sites of resistance: A letter from the editors. In S.B. Shear, C. Tschida, E. Bellows, L.B. Buchanan, & E. Saylor (Eds.), (Re)Imagining Elementary Social Studies: A Controversial Issues Reader (pp. xv-xxx). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press.

Shear, S.B. (2017). Foreword. In P. Chandler & T. Hawley (Eds.), Race Lessons: Using Inquiry to Teach about Race in Social Studies (pp. ix-xii). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Shear, S.B. (2017). Settler schooling: A TribalCrit approach to teaching boarding school histories in elementary social studies. In P. Chandler & T. Hawley (Eds.), Race Lessons: Using Inquiry to Teach about Race in Social Studies (pp. 113-132). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press.

Hawkman, A.M. & Shear, S.B. (2017). “They’re gonna sing the songs anyway”: Thinking and teaching with theory and Disney music for social studies. In W.B. Russell, III & S. Waters (Eds.), Cinematic Social Studies: A Resources for Teaching and Learning Social Studies with Film (pp. 55-78). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press.

Shear, S.B. (2015). Cultural genocide masked as education: Analyzing U.S. history textbooks’ inadequate coverage of Indian education policies. In P. Chandler & T. Hawley (Eds.), Doing Race in Social Studies: Critical Perspectives (pp. 13-40). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Castro, A. & Shear, S.B. (2012). Ross Palmer (1984-1986): Standing in front of lions. In O.L. Davis & M. Simpson (Eds.), A Century of Leadership: Biographies of Kappa Delta Pi Presidents (pp. 209-220). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.