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Teaching Elementary Social Studies / Edition 3
     

Teaching Elementary Social Studies / Edition 3

by James J. Zarrillo
 

ISBN-10: 0136133916

ISBN-13: 9780136133919

Pub. Date: 05/21/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Learn how to meet the needs of the diverse students in your first classroom through this unique elementary social studies methods textbook. With a unifying theme of diversity, it emphasizes differentiated instruction and meeting the needs of all students, including special attention to English learners, children with mild learning disabilities, and gifted

Overview

Learn how to meet the needs of the diverse students in your first classroom through this unique elementary social studies methods textbook. With a unifying theme of diversity, it emphasizes differentiated instruction and meeting the needs of all students, including special attention to English learners, children with mild learning disabilities, and gifted students. Chapters on differentiated instruction (Chapter 2) and culturally-responsive teaching (Chapter 3) provide a strong foundation and context for the strategies and teaching tips that follow in later chapters. Reflecting the national trends toward standards-based instruction and greater utilization of technology, this book is a great resource for your first classroom and beyond. Read and reference this text for comprehensive coverage including chapters on the history and current status of social studies; lesson and unit planning; cooperative learning; critical thinking; technology; assessment; integrating the language arts, the visual arts, and the performing arts; citizenship education; history and geography; and the other social sciences. Finally, instructors and students have praised earlier editions of this book because of its pragmatic and accessible style.

For elementary Social Studies teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136133919
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/21/2007
Series:
Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Part I The Foundations of Social Studies Teaching

Chapter 1 An Introduction to the Social Studies: Linking the Past and the Present

Chapter 2 Children, Diversity, and Learning: Implementing Differentiated Instruction

Chapter 3 The Transformed Curriculum: Infusing Multicultural Perspectives

Part II The Fundamentals of Social Studies Teaching

Chapter 4 Lesson and Unit Plans: Organizing Instruction

Chapter 5 Cooperative Learning: Enhancing Skills and Knowledge Through Group Activities

Chapter 6 Inquiry and Critical Thinking: Challenging Students With the Complex and the Controversial

Chapter 7 Technology: Teaching With Computer-Based Resources

Chapter 8 Assessment: Acquiring and Analyzing Data on Student Achievement

Chapter 9 The Integrated Curriculum: Incorporating the Language Arts, the Performing Arts, and the Visual Arts

Part III Sources of Content for Social Studies Teaching

Chapter 10 Democratic Citizenship: Participating in Civic Life

Chapter 11 History and Geography: Understanding People of Different Times and Places

Chapter 12 The Other Social Sciences and Topics of Special Interest: Completing the Social Studies Curriculum

Children’s Literature to Support Social Studies Instruction

References

Index

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