About Us

Dr. Kenneth V. Anthony is an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education at Mississippi State University. kanthony@colled.msstate.edu

Dr. Paul E. Binford is an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education at Mississippi State University. pbinford@colled.msstate.edu Dr.

Nicole C. Miller is an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education at Mississippi State University. ncm39@msstate.edu

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Publications:

Anthony, K. & Hopper, P.F. (2016). Fostering Inquiry through Pairing Children’s Literature with Historical Photographs, Oregon Journal of the Social  Studies. 

Binford, P. E. (September 2016).  Before the Dust settles!  [Web log post].  Retrieved from http://www.yawednesday.com/blog/before-the-dust-settles

Anthony, K. & Morgan, M. K. (2015). Ulysses S. Grant Manumits William Jones: An Example of America’s  Entanglement  with  Slavery. Middle Level  Learning, 54, pp. 2-5.

Morgan, M.K. & Anthony, K. (2015). Ulysses S. Grant Manumits William Jones: America’s Entanglement  with  Slavery, A Lesson for Grades 6-8. Middle Level Learning,  54, pp.   6-16.

Anthony, K. & Morgan, M.K. (2014). Susan B. Anthony’s trial, social justice, and Common Core connections. The Georgia Social Studies Journal, 4(1), pp. 10-19. http://www.coe.uga.edu/assets/docs/hubs/gssj/Anthony-and-Morgan-2014.pdf

Anthony, K. V., & Miller, N. C. (2014). Digging deeper with primary sources: Original documents take students deeper into the content. AMLE Magazine, 1(5), 23-25.

Miller, N. C. (December 2014). Review of the book Examining the evidence: Seven strategies for teaching with primary sources by K. Thompson and H. Mac Austin. MiddleWeb. http://www.middleweb.com/18972/deepen-understanding-with-primary-sources/

Presentations:

Miller, N. C., Anthony, K. V., & Binford, P. E. (2017, November). Developing and Implementing Primary Sources Curriculum: Benefits and Challenges. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Starkville, MS.

Miller, N. C., Anthony, K. V., & Binford, P. E. (2017, November). Benefits and Challenges to Planning and Teaching with Library of Congress Digital Primary Sources in the Middle Grades. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Middle Level Education, National Association of Professors of Middle Level Education (NAPOMLE) Best Practices Session, Philadelphia, PA.

Anthony, K. V., Miller, N. C., & Binford, P. E. (2017, November). Teaching with Primary Sources Mississippi – A Grades 3-12 Curriculum. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for the Social Studies, San Francisco, CA.

Miller, N. (2017, February) “Making Thinking Visible.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Council for the Social Studies, Mississippi State University, MS.

Binford, P. (2017, February) “Visual Discovery in Mississippi History.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Council for the Social Studies, Mississippi State University, MS.

Anthony, K. (2017, February) “Teaching with Library of Congress Primary Sources.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Council for the Social Studies, Mississippi State University, MS.

Anthony, K, Hopper, P., & Baneck, M. (2016, December) “Fostering Inquiry through Pairing Children’s Literature with Historical Photographs.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, D.C. 

Anthony, K. & Hopper, P. (2016, October) “Fostering Inquiry through Pairing Children’s Literature with Historical Photographs.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Council for the Social Studies Fall Conference, University of Southern Mississippi.

Miller, N. C. & Anthony, K. V. (2016, October). Primary Sources: Leveraging the Library of Congress and Web 2.0 Tools to Scaffold Inquiry. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Middle Level Education, Austin, TX.

Anthony, K. V., & Miller, N. C. (2015, November). Preservice teachers’ perceptions of history. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Lafayette, LA.

Miller, N. C., & Anthony, K. V. (2015, November). Web 2.0 tools to scaffold inquiry about women’s suffrage. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Social Studies Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Anthony, K. V., & Miller, N. C., (2015, November). Writing historical narratives using Library of Congress primary source sets. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Social Studies Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Binford, P. E. (2015, November). Multicultural Moments: Theodore Roosevelt, Holt Collier, and the Teddy Bear. National  Council for the Social Studies. New Orleans, LA.

Anthony, K. V., & Miller, N. C. (2015, April). Engaging elementary/middle level teacher candidate’s with primary sources. Poster to be presented at the Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Anthony, K. V., & Miller, N. C. (2015, March). Twitter: A lens to examine the nature of history and historical thinking processes. Annual meeting of The International Society for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Anthony, K. V., & Miller, N. C. (2015, March). It’s your library: Using Library of Congress material in your classroom to teach historical thinking. Annual meeting of the Mississippi Association for Middle Level Education, Vicksburg, MS.

Binford, P. E. (2015, February). Theodore Roosevelt, Holt Collier, and the “Teddy” Bear: Enhancing Students Ability  to Analyze  Primary  Sources.  International  Society for the Social Studies. Orlando, FL.

Anthony, K. V., & Miller, N. C. (2014, November). Teaching with Primary Sources intervention: Influencing preservice teachers’ historical thinking. Annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Knoxville, TN.

Miller, N. C., Anthony, K. V., & Bennett, S. (2014, November). Opening the Door to Inquiry: Teaching with Visual Primary Sources. Annual meeting of the Association for Middle Level Education. Nashville, TN.

Binford, P. E. (2014, October). The Search for Huey Long’s Deduct Box: Introducing Students to Primary  Source Analysis.   Louisiana  Council  for the  Social Studies. Kenner, LA.

Anthony, K. V., & Miller, N. C., (2013, February). Using primary sources to inject the common good into the Common Core. Mississippi Council for the Social Studies Winter Professional Development Conference, Miss. St., MS.

Anthony, K. V., & Miller, N. C., (2013, February). Social studies: Injecting common good into the Common Core. Mississippi Association for Middle Level Education, Bay St. Louis, MS.

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