Social Studies Teaching and Learning

Journal for the Kentucky Council for the Social Studies


Social Studies Teaching and Learning, formerly known as the Southern Social Studies Journal, is the official journal of the Kentucky Council for the Social Studies. This peer-reviewed journal addresses social studies-related topics of interests to teachers, pre-service teachers, and researchers, particularly in the area of inquiry-based learning. Social Studies Teaching and Learning welcomes research, essays, and practitioner manuscripts that deal with social studies curriculum, instructional practice, perspectives on social studies education, emerging and current topics. Reviews of social studies related media are also accepted for publication. At least one manuscript in each publication will be directly tied to inquiry-based learning in the social studies.

All manuscript submissions to (SSTL) will be refereed using a double-blind peer review process.


Kimberlee Sharp, Professor, Morehead State University,

Caroline Sheffield, Associate Professor, University of Louisville,