Social Studies on the Internet / Edition 2

Social Studies on the Internet / Edition 2

by Michael J. Berson, Bárbara C. Cruz, James A. Duplass, J. Howard Johns
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131108085

ISBN-13: 9780131108080

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The third edition of Social Studies on the Internet houses over 500 gateway websites to advance the technology of K-12 social studies teachers.  The URLs are categorized by major social studies content strands with web sites linked to the NCSS Themes. Each web site selected by the authors was reviewed and had to

Overview

The third edition of Social Studies on the Internet houses over 500 gateway websites to advance the technology of K-12 social studies teachers.  The URLs are categorized by major social studies content strands with web sites linked to the NCSS Themes. Each web site selected by the authors was reviewed and had to meet 4 criteria: Comprehensiveness, to insure a breath and depth of information and resources, durability, to insure its long-term usefulness, self-renewing, to insure up-to-date information and improvements to the web site, credibility, to insure lack of bias and accuracy. K-12 social studies teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131108080
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

 

Selection of Sites

Organization of the Book

 

CHAPTER 1 · Internet Basics & Multidiscipline Websites 

 

Internet Organization Addresses

Browsers and Search Engines

Searching the Internet

Troubleshooting

Web Site Organization

Bookmarks

Learning More about the Internet

Multipurpose Websites 

 

CHAPTER 2 · Before You Begin

 

Legal and Ethical Issues in Cyberspace

Integrating the Web into Social Studies

 

CHAPTER 3 · U.S. History and Cultures

 

CHAPTER 4 · World History and Cultures

 

Africa and the Middle East

Asia and the Pacific

Europe

Latin America and the Caribbean

 

CHAPTER 5 · Government and Law

 

Executive Branch

Legislative Branch

Judicial Branch

Local Government

International Affairs and Organizations

 

CHAPTER 6 · Citizenship Education and Political Science 

 

Civic Ideals and Practices

Political Science

Political Parties by News Media

 

CHAPTER 7 · Geography 

 

CHAPTER 8 · Economics 

 

CHAPTER 9 · Anthropology, Sociology, and Psychology 

 

Anthropology and Sociology

Psychology

 

CHAPTER 10  Teaching about Controversial Issues, Tolerance, and Equity 

 

CHAPTER 11  Teaching in a Pluralistic Society 

 

Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Cultural Differences Among Learners

Inclusion of Students with Disabilities

Working with At-Risk Students

Family Involvement in Education

 

CHAPTER 12 · Standards-Based Lesson Planning with the Internet

 

Teacher-Originated Internet-Infused Lesson Plans

Criteria for Selecting Website Resources

Modified Internet Lesson Plans

Criteria for Selecting Internet Lesson Plans

National Standards

Professional Organizations’ Standards

State Standards

Cataloging Internet resources

 

 

CHAPTER 13 · Teacher’s Tool Kit

 

Professional Organizations

Electronic Journals

Electronic Newspapers and News Sources

Classroom Management

 

About the Authors

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