Social Studies in Elementary Education / Edition 13

Social Studies in Elementary Education / Edition 13

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by Walter C. Parker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013233707X

ISBN-13: 9780132337076

Pub. Date: 03/28/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This eleventh edition contains

  • a strong focus on using technology to teach social studies
  • expanded coverage of integrated thematic teaching
  • cutting-edge coverage of voting and citizenship
  • continued emphasis on teaching in a diverse society

Overview

This eleventh edition contains

  • a strong focus on using technology to teach social studies
  • expanded coverage of integrated thematic teaching
  • cutting-edge coverage of voting and citizenship
  • continued emphasis on teaching in a diverse society

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132337076
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Series:
Pearson Custom Education Series
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.69(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Conclusion, Discussion Questions and Suggested Activities, Selected References, Notes, and Websites.)

PART I. ORIENTATION TO SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION.

1. Social Studies Education: What and Why?
Goals for the Social Studies: Social Understanding and Civic Efficacy. Curriculum, Scope and Sequence. Trends.

2. Knowing the Children We Teach.
Guidelines and Teaching Examples. Understanding Changing Demographics.

PART II. SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM.

3. Citizenship Education and Democratic Values.
Why Citizenship Education? Citizenship Education: Six Dimensions.

4. History, Geography, and the Social Sciences.
Teaching History. Teaching Geography. Teaching Political Science. Teaching Economics. Teaching Anthropology. Teaching Sociology.

5. Powerful Social Studies Tools: Time Lines, Maps, Globes, and Graphics.
Developing a Sense of Time and Chronology. Map and Globe Skills Essential to the Social Studies Curriculum. Teaching about the Globe. Teaching about Maps. Teaching Graphs and Charts.

6. Current Events and Public Issues.
Building a Current Events Program. Four Strategies for Teaching Current Events. Teaching Enduring Public Issues.

PART III. PLANNING AND TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES.

7. Planning Units, Lessons, and Activities.
Planning the Unit. Teaching the Unit. Lesson Planning. Five Ways to Enrich Any Unit.

8. Three Great Teaching Strategies.
Teaching Concepts. Teaching with Inquiry. Teaching Social Studies Skills. Asking Good Questions.

9. Resources.
The School Library. Textbooks. Community Resources. Computer Resources. Newspapers. Map and Globe Collections. Multiple Resources: Grappling with Competing Viewpoints. Curriculum Guides.

10. Assessing Student Learning.
Assessment Is Natural. Purposes of Assessment. Principles of Assessment. Methods of Assessment.

11. Cooperative Learning in Social Studies.
Creating a Positive Climate for Human Relations. Getting Started with Cooperative Groups. Managing Cooperative Groupwork. Identifying and Teaching Groupwork Skills. Teaching and Using Discussion Techniques.

12. The Literacy-Social Studies Connection.
Literacy & Content-Area Learning. Teaching Skills Essential to Social Studies Learning. Using Textbooks as Study Aids. Locating and Using Reference Materials. Building Social Studies Vocabulary. Improving Reading Comprehension: Making Sense. Using Children's Trade Books for Multiple Perspectives.

13. Social Studies as the Integrating Core.
Making Sense of Curricular Integration. Two Approaches: Infusion and Fusion. Infusion Example: Composing Cooperative Biographies. A Fusion Example: Understanding Living Things.

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I would liek to view the first chapter of this text book