Teaching Social Studies in Middle and Secondary Schools
For courses in middle and secondary school social studies methods.This comprehensive introduction to the craft, research, and theory of social studies teaching in the middle and secondary grades examines the origins and evolution of social studies and citizenship topics across the United States. Guidelines are provided to apply theory to classroom practice. Exploration is included of the ferment, controversies, and challenges that characterize today's social studies instruction in middle and secondary grades.
- Hardback | 444 pages
- 198.4 x 240.5 x 25.4mm | 875.45g
- 14 Apr 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 3rd edition
Table of contents
I. THE STATE OF SOCIAL STUDIES AND CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION. 1. Alternative Perspectives on the Social Studies. 2. Contemporary Social Studies. 3. Teaching and Learning Social Studies. 4. Alternative Perspectives on the Social Studies Curriculum. II. DEVELOPING REFLECTIVE, COMPETENT, AND CONCERNED CITIZENS. 5. Organizing and Planning for Teaching Social Studies. 6. Engaging Students in Learning through Small Groups, Questions, Role Playing, and Simulations. 7. Promoting Reflective Inquiry: Developing and Applying Concepts, Generalizations, and Hypotheses. 8. Fostering Citizenship Competency. 9. Nurturing Social Concern and Ethical Growth. III. ANALYZING AND IMPROVING SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHING AND LEARNING. 10. Preparing Students to Live in a Globally and Culturally Diverse World. 11. Comprehending, Communicating, and Remembering Subject Matter. 12. Using Technology to Enhance Social Studies Instruction. 13. Adapting Social Studies Instruction to Individual Needs. 14. Evaluating and Assessing Student Learning. Index.