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The official publication of the Texas Council for Social Studies (TXCSS), an affiliate of the National Council for the Social Studies. This juried journal includes professional articles relating to social studies education and lesson plans and activities that have been used successfully in the classrooms of Texas.

The Texan provides up-to-date information about TXCSS and pertinent social studies information important to classroom teachers.

The Social Studies Texan is published three times yearly: fall/winter, spring, and summer. Institutional subscriptions are available for $40 yearly. Individual copies of the publication can be purchased for $10.00 per copy. To purchase a copy, contact the editor, Dr. Jose Maria Herrera ( The Social Studies Texan (ISSN 1056-4675) is indexed by ERIC/CHESS in Current Index to Journals in Education.

If you are interested in writing for the Social Studies Texan, email Dr. Jose Maria Herrera ( and review the guidelines for submitting lesson plans and articles.

Review pricing for advertisements in The Texan, or email Dr. Jose Maria Herrera.


A peer-reviewed online journal sponsored by the Texas Council for the Social Studies and the University of Houston - Downtown (ISSN: 2996-4067)


Bernardo Pohl, Ed.D., University of Houston - Downtown,

Sarah M. Straub, Ed.D., Stephen F. Austin State University,


The Journal of Social Studies and History Education seeks to transform the teaching and learning of social studies and history through the dissemination of critical and scholarly educational research. The journal will contain relevant articles, academic book reviews, editorials, columns, and other resources.


We seek manuscripts that address issues and document research tied to social studies and history education - in pre-service teacher education, in-service teaching and learning, and professional development. We seek manuscripts from educators at all levels with the understanding that an academic focus be the design.

Manuscript Requirements

APA 7th edition

Microsoft Word, 12 pt font, double-spaced, numbering at least 12 pages (not including title page and references)

Submission date is June 1st annually

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