Social Studies for the Preschool/Primary Child / Edition 7by Carol Seefeldt
Pub. Date: 03/30/2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Based on a solid theories and research regarding child growth, development, and learning, this book presents a multitude of practical ideas, suggestions, and guides for introducing young children to social studies content. Play and activity are integrated throughout the book, which reflects the author's philosophy that play serves not only as the integration of social studies curriculum, but also functions as the basic mode of children's learning. A complete chapter on celebrating diversity offers a solid foundation of curriculum materials, methods, and practices for teaching young children to value themselves and each other. Other coverage includes ideas for using current technologies and resources from the Internet to enhance the learning process. All other areas of the curriculum are involvedintegrating social studies with biological and physical sciences, art, literature, mathematics, reading, and writingto extend and enrich children's education. The book is specifically designed for teachers of pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and primary grade children.
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Table of Contents
PART I. PLANNING FOR THE SOCIAL STUDIES.
2. Planning to Teach.
3. Celebrating Diversity.
4. Resources for Learning.
PART II. THE PROCESSES OF SOCIAL STUDIES.
6. Attitudes and Values.
7. Thinking and Concept Formation.
III. THE CONTENT OF THE SOCIAL STUDIES.
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