Books Published:

Ruff, T.P.& Nelson, J.T. (1998). Classroom - Ready Activities for Teaching History and Geography in Grades 7-12. Massachusetts: Allyn & Bacon.


Nelson, J.T. (2009) Addressing Issues of Poverty in the Social Science Curriculum.
Safundi. Johannesburg.

Nelson, J.T. (2007) The Lives Behind the Faces: Child Refugees in Darfur and Iraq. Social Studies Journal.

Nelson, J.T.  (2006) Making the Historic Process Part of Our Students’ Lives.  Social Studies Journal. XXXV. 1-11

Wolf, A and Nelson, J. (2004) Sharing our expertise, Exciting our students: A Collaborative Social Studies/Language Arts/Field Experience Assignment Social Studies Journal.

Nelson, J.T. (Fall 2003) The Role the Dutch Reformed Church Played in the Rise and Fall of Apartheid. Journal of Hate Studies. 2. 63-71

Nelson, J.T. (Fall 2002) Celebrating Thanksgiving from Different Perspectives. Southern Social Studies Journal 22-28

Nelson, J.T. (Spring 2002) "Using Poetry in the Elementary School Social Studies Classroom." Social Studies Journal. 31, 53-61.

Nelson, J.T. & Lemke,J. (Fall 2001) Peace Crane: Teaching Children about Peace. Social Studies and the Young Learner. 30, 45 - 55.

Nelson, J.T. (2000) Letters, Diaries, and Eye Witness Accounts: Historical Events From a Different Perspective. Social studies Journal. 29, 43 – 62

Nelson, J.T. (1999). History Education in the 1890’s and the 1990’s. Social Studies Journal. 28, 14 - 21

Nelson, J.T. (1999) November 11: A Day to Remember. Social Studies Journal. 28 69-74

Nelson J.T. (1999) Studying World War 1 by Using Multiple Intelligence. Southern Social Studies Journal, 25, 12-26

Nelson, J.T. (1998). Portable People: Short, Short Biographies. Social Studies Journal, 27, 71-78.

Nelson, J.T. (1998). Get to Know Your School: Involving Students in the Historical Process. Southern Social Studies, 23, 2, 37-41.

Nelson, J.T. (1997). Global Connections: Infusing a Global Perspective into Our Schools. Social Studies Journal, 26, 52-57.

Nelson, J.T. (1996). From Cape to Cairo: Celebrating Africa’s Geographical Heritage. Southern Social Studies Journal, 21, 2, 41-50.

Nelson, J.T. (1996). Australia: No Longer Down Under. Canadian Social Science Journal, 30, 2, 76-78.

Nelson, J.T. (1996). Wilfred Owen’s Poetry: An Example of Integrating Poetry into Teaching the History of World War I. Social Studies Journal. 25, 69-75

Nelson, J.T. & Anderson, M. (1995). History, Geography and Computers: Providing A Structure for the Integration of Computer Technology into the Social Studies. Computers and the Social Studies Journal, 3, 1-6.

Nelson, J.T. (1995). Shots Heard Around the World: Teaching Assassinations through a Variety of Sources. Social Studies Journal, 25, 66-71.

Nelson, J.T. (1994) Creating an Awareness of the Rainforests. The Social Studies. 85, 4, 188-190.

Nelson, J.T. (1994). Voices From the Past: Quotations. Southern Social Studies Journal, 19, 2, 45-54.

Nelson, J.T. (1994). Integrating Geography, Imagery, Literature and Visuals to Create an Awareness of the Rain Forests. Social Studies Journal, 23, 60-63.

Yan, W., Anderson, M., and Nelson, J.T. (1994). Facilitating Reflective Thinking in Student Teachers Through Electronic Mail. Technology and Teacher Education Annual. 657-660.

Nelson, J.T. (1993). Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: More Than A Folktale. Social Studies and the Young Learner, 6, 23-24.

Nelson, J.T. (1993). Teacher Perspectives on Global Education. The History and Social Science Teacher, 28, 12-14.

Nelson, J.T. (1992). What Goes Around Comes Around: History Education in the 1890’s and 1990’s. The History Teacher, 25, 463-469.

Nelson, J.T. (1990). The Integration of Maps in High School History Teaching. Social Science, 5, 75-86.