Social Studies for the Preschool/Primary Child / Edition 8

Social Studies for the Preschool/Primary Child / Edition 8

by Carol Seefeldt, Renee Falconer, Sharon D. Castle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0137152841

ISBN-13: 9780137152841

Pub. Date: 05/12/2009

Publisher: Pearson

For Social Studies in Early Childhood Education and Curriculum in Early Childhood Education courses.

This popular text provides a multitude of practical ideas, suggestions, and activities that prospective early childhood teachers can use to both interest young children in social studies and integrate social studies with other sciences, art, literature,

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For Social Studies in Early Childhood Education and Curriculum in Early Childhood Education courses.

This popular text provides a multitude of practical ideas, suggestions, and activities that prospective early childhood teachers can use to both interest young children in social studies and integrate social studies with other sciences, art, literature, mathematics, reading, and writing. Because play is the basic means of young children's learning, the text offers a full chapter on the topic and incorporates ideas for “playing” throughout the material. TThis edition includes three new chapters to offer all of the 10 NCSS Thematic Strands. In addition, there is a new emphasis on the use of such technology as e-mail, digital cameras, and the World Wide Web in this edition. Finally, current NAEYC standards for quality, curriculum, and professional preparation are thoroughly incorporated.

New to this Edition!

  • NEW Chapter on Culture, Diversity and Values
  • NEW Chapter on Civics and Government
  • NEW Chapter on Global Connections
  • More coverage of technology, including Web 2.0 technology
  • Now reflects all 10 NCSS Thematic Strands

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780137152841
    Publisher:
    Pearson
    Publication date:
    05/12/2009
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    352
    Product dimensions:
    7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

    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.

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