Powerful Social Studies for Elementary Students / Edition 3

Powerful Social Studies for Elementary Students / Edition 3

by Jere Brophy, Alleman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111838062

ISBN-13: 9781111838065

Pub. Date: 03/29/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Ideal whether you're a pre-service or in-service teacher, POWERFUL SOCIAL STUDIES FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS outlines ways to select content and teach history, geography, and social sciences meaningfully. It combines theory and research with examples from classroom practice. The fourth edition emphasizes the importance of using developmentally appropriate content and

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Ideal whether you're a pre-service or in-service teacher, POWERFUL SOCIAL STUDIES FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS outlines ways to select content and teach history, geography, and social sciences meaningfully. It combines theory and research with examples from classroom practice. The fourth edition emphasizes the importance of using developmentally appropriate content and methods when helping students to develop social understanding and prepare for civic life. It also includes a solid research base, uses additional visuals to display content, provides examples of curriculum and design, and reflects principles emphasized in the new College, Career, and Civic Life Framework for Social Studies State Standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111838065
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/29/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
460,990
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


1. Elementary Social Studies: What Is It? What Might It Become? 2. How Can I Build a Learning Community that Supports and Engages All Children? 3. What Social Studies Planning Tools Will Help Me Teach Social Studies Powerfully? 4. What Social Studies Planning Tools Are Available? 5. How Can I Teach History Powerfully? 6. How Can I Teach Culture, Geography, Sociology, and Anthropology Powerfully? 7. How Can I Teach I Teach Economics, Civics and Government, and Psychology Powerfully? 8. How Can I Engage Students in Substantive Discourse? 9. How Can I Assess Student Learning? 10. What Strategies Can Help Me Teach Social Studies Powerfully? 11. How Can I Design, Implement, and Evaluate Instructional Activities? 12. How Can Social Studies Education Be Made More Powerful through Curricular Integration? 13. How Can Social Studies Be Extended to the World Beyond School? 14. What Is the Research Base That Informs Ideas about Powerful Social Studies Teaching?

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