Effective Teaching in Elementary Social Studies / Edition 5

Effective Teaching in Elementary Social Studies / Edition 5

by Thomas Savage, David Armstrong
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130497010

ISBN-13: 9780130497017

Pub. Date: 06/05/2003

Publisher: Pearson

The fifth edition of this popular book helps readers aid children in developing thinking skills and master principles, encouraging them to understand the world, approach challenges from different perspectives, and understand and stand firm in the face of injustice. Understanding social studies is crucial to the creation of thoughtful, involved citizens. Up-to-date…  See more details below

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The fifth edition of this popular book helps readers aid children in developing thinking skills and master principles, encouraging them to understand the world, approach challenges from different perspectives, and understand and stand firm in the face of injustice. Understanding social studies is crucial to the creation of thoughtful, involved citizens. Up-to-date material on technology and pro-social behavior challenges readers to reflect upon significant issues. Topics include: the definition of social studies; history and geography; political science and economics; sociology, anthropology and psychology; teaching social studies; culture, gender, and exceptionalities; planning and assessing by working with the social studies standards. This book will serve as an excellent resource for all educators in the field of social studies, as well as for those employed in various fields where social studies is a component in understanding today's social trends.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130497017
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/05/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
572
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.27(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Defining the Social Studies3
Ch. 2Active Learning: Giving Life to the Social Studies37
Ch. 3History and Geography69
Ch. 4Political Science and Economics103
Ch. 5Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychology139
Ch. 6Interdisciplinary Dimensions171
Ch. 7Selecting Teaching Approaches203
Ch. 8Inquiry and Higher-Level Thinking239
Ch. 9Cooperative and Group Learning273
Ch. 10Teaching Social Studies Skills307
Ch. 11Culture, Gender, and Exceptionalities343
Ch. 12Social Studies for Limited-English-Proficient Learners379
Ch. 13Working with Social Studies Standards413
Ch. 14Planning Instruction451
Ch. 15Assessing Social Studies Outcomes485
Name Index525
Subject Index529

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