Action in Elementary Social Studies

Action in Elementary Social Studies

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Methods of teaching social studies in elementary school with an emphasis on helping students learn a variety of teaching models and when to use them so they can become flexible, reflective teachers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 177.8 x 223.52 x 15.24mm | 589.67g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Facsimile
  • Facsimile
  • 0130132101
  • 9780130132109

Table of contents

I. The Foundations of Social Studies 1. The Current Status: Controversy, Uncertainty, and Conflicting Perspectives2. The Social Studies CurriculumII. Planning Effective Instruction 3. Characteristics of Effective Teaching4. Planning Lessons and Units5. Personalizing Instruction6. The Evaluation ProcessIII. Teaching Elementary Social Studies 7. Methods for Teaching Map Skills8. Methods for Teaching Graphing Skills9. Teaching Content Through Inquiry10. Concept Attainment Teaching Strategies11. Effective Questioning and Discussion Strategies12. Interactive Teaching Strategies: Role Playing, Simulations and Games13. Character DevelopmentIV. Related and Supporting Themes 14. Reading and Social Studies15. Supporting Themes
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