Teaching History in the Digital Classroom


This book is a must for middle and high school social studies teachers who need help incorporating digital technology and the Internet into their instruction. While many methods texts include an add-on chapter on teaching with technology, this work integrates the use of technology into every phase of the social studies curriculum. Filled with decision-making scenarios and reflective questions that help bring the material to life, it covers the development of teaching technologies and lesson plans, and includes actual instructional models in history and social studies. Throughout the book the authors provide practical examples, worksheets, graphic organizers, and suggested activities, as well as methods for assessing and evaluating student performance.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780765630902
  • Publisher: Sharpe, M. E. Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/25/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eTextbook
  • Pages: 376
  • File size: 33 MB
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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Worksheets vii
Preface ix
Part I Historical and Hidden Curriculum 1
Chapter 1 Origins and Rationale for Teaching History and the Social Studies in the Middle and High School Curriculum 3
Chapter 2 Overview of the Structure and Standards for History, the Social Sciences, and Social Studies 19
Chapter 3 Technology Integration in Preservice History Teacher Education 35
Chapter 4 History Teachers' Beliefs 49
Part II Intended Curriculum 67
Chapter 5 Developing Objectives and Plans for History and Social Studies Instruction 69
Chapter 6 Teaching Early American History: A Curricular Model for Integrating Online Resources 85
Chapter 7 Active Learning, World History, and the Internet: Creating Knowledge in the Classroom 107
Chapter 8 Sequential Lesson Plan Frameworks 131
Chapter 9 Brain-Based Lesson Plan Frameworks 147
Part III Taught Curriculum 165
Chapter 10 Teaching Authentic History 167
Chapter 11 The Montage Class: Teaching Historical Thinking with Audiovisual and Information Technology 181
Chapter 12 Cooperative Learning 201
Chapter 13 Teaching Strategies and Resources for History and Social Studies Education 219
Part IV Learned Curriculum 239
Chapter 14 Informal Assessment and Evaluation Strategies 241
Chapter 15 Formal Assessment and Evaluation Strategies 251
Chapter 16 Performance-Based Assessment 263
Chapter 17 Advanced Placement Assessment Strategies 283
Appendix A Developing Instructional Objectives 295
Appendix B Performance Assessment Graphic Organizers 296
Appendix C Performance Assessment--National Standards Correlation 299
Notes 302
Bibliography 332
About the Authors and Contributors 351
Index 353
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