Secrets to Success for Social Studies Teachers

Secrets to Success for Social Studies Teachers

by Ellen Kottler, Nancy P. Gallavan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412950260

ISBN-13: 9781412950268

Pub. Date: 08/17/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Provides novice, preservice, and experienced teachers with guidelines for best practices, social studies standards, and the most practical elements of pedagogy, plus invaluable advice from veteran educators.  See more details below

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Provides novice, preservice, and experienced teachers with guidelines for best practices, social studies standards, and the most practical elements of pedagogy, plus invaluable advice from veteran educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412950268
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/17/2007
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Jeff Passe
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
1. Design Your Classroom to Create Communities of Learners
2. Understand Standards to Develop Your Curriculum
3. Make Your Instruction Meaningful to Empower Learners
4. Align Assessments With Objectives to Strengthen Outcomes
5. Connect the Learning to Reach Students' Lives
6. Develop Literacy to Build Social Studies Skills
7. Plan With Students in Mind to Prepare Your Teaching
8. Collaborate With Colleagues to Expand Opportunities
9. Incorporate Resources to Make Social Studies Real
10. Integrate Technology to Enrich Learning
11. Seek Powerful Activities to Engage Learners
12. Reflect on Your Practices to Prepare for the Future
Resource A. Social Studies Textbook Evaluation Tool
Resource B. Sample Social Studies Concepts by Level
Resource C. Detailed Lesson Plan Guide
Resource D. Abbreviated Lesson Plan Tool
Resource E. Social Studies Curriculum Evaluation Tool
Readings and References
Index

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