Social Studies for the Preschool/Primary Child
For a course in early childhood social studies.Based on a solid theories and research regarding child growth, development, and learning, this text presents a multitude of practical ideas, suggestions, and guides for introducing young children to social studies content. Play and activity are integrated throughout the book, which reflects the author's philosophy that play serves not only as the integration of social studies curriculum, but also functions as the basic mode of children's learning. The text is specifically designed for teachers of pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and primary grade children.
- Paperback | 316 pages
- 188 x 233.7 x 12.7mm | 512.57g
- 28 Aug 2001
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 6th edition
Table of contents
PART I. PLANNING FOR THE SOCIAL STUDIES. 1. These are the Social Studies. 2. Planning to Teach. 3. Celebrating Diversity. 4. Resources for Learning. PART II. THE PROCESSES OF SOCIAL STUDIES. 5. Social Skills. 6. Attitudes and Values. 7. Thinking and Concept Formation. III. THE CONTENT OF THE SOCIAL STUDIES. 8. History. 9. Geography. 10. Economics. References. Index.