Children and Their World: Strategies for Teaching Social Studies / Edition 8 available in Hardcover
Children and Their World consolidates social studies content into a comprehensible framework for preservice teachers, providing an excellent practical resource for classroom lesson-planning. Its model student activities include dialogues, suggestions on how to develop curriculum material for teaching particular lessons, and cases presented with procedures about their use with students.
- Expanded and updated in every chapter, the Technology Updates feature offers chapter-specific technology applications, vignettes showing technology integration in the classroom, sources for downloading lesson plans, and other handy resources.
- The new edition features updated coverage of both national and state standards, with examples of how standards impact practice.
- Strengthened coverage of key topics such as cooperative learning, women's roles in gender equity, use of portfolios and journals for assessment, and informational literacy and search tools ensures completely current coverage of the hottest trends for today's teachers.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
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Table of Contents
Prologue: Reflecting on What's Ahead I. Building a Framework for Social Studies 1. The Dynamics of Social Studies 2. History and the Social Sciences: The Knowledge Base for Social Studies 3. How Social Studies Programs Are Organized II. Contexts for Teaching Social Studies 4. The Dimensions of Cultural Diversity 5. The Dimensions of Instructional Diversity 6. Developing Character and Values 7. Social Studies: Gateway to Literacy III. Instruction 8. Planning for Instruction 9. Assessing Learning 10. Strategies and Activities for Effective Teaching 11. Nurturing Critical and Reflective Thinking 12. Helping Students Understand Maps, Globes, and Graphics 13. Using Instructional Tools: Print, Multimedia, and Community Resources