Essentials of Elementary Social Studies

Essentials of Elementary Social Studies

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ISBN-13: 9781138107076
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/15/2017
Edition description: New
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

William B. Russell III is Professor of Social Science Education at The University of Central Florida, Orlando. He teaches social studies related courses and serves as the Social Science Education Ph.D. coordinator. Dr. Russell serves as the Director for The International Society for the Social Studies and is the Editor-in-Chief of the preeminent journal in the field of social studies education, The Journal of Social Studies Research. His research interests include alternative methods for teaching social studies, pre-service teacher education, and teaching with film. Dr. Russell has published numerous books and peer-reviewed journal articles related to social studies education.

Stewart Waters is Associate Professor of Social Science Education in the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His research interests include alternative methods for teaching social studies, character education, visual literacy, social studies curriculum, and teaching with film. Dr. Waters is the Conference Coordinator for The International Society for the Social Studies and is the Associate Editor for The Journal of Social Studies Research. Dr. Waters has authored numerous books and peer-reviewed journal articles related to social studies education.

Thomas N. Turner is Professor of Social Science Education in the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His research interests include teaching elementary social studies, social studies methods, and drama in the classroom. He received his BS in Elementary Education from the University of Cincinnati and his master’s and doctorate in Social Science Education at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of numerous books and over a hundred book chapters and journal articles.

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

Preface to the Fifth Edition

1 Contemporary Elementary Social Studies

2 Social Studies Curriculum

3 Character Education and the Development of Attitudes, Values,
and Decision Making

4 Planning Social Studies Instruction

5 Assessment and Evaluation

6 Reading and Writing in Social Studies

7 Social Studies and Diverse Learners

8 Social Studies and the Acquisition of Skills

9 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

10 Experiencing Social Studies

11 Technology and Media in Social Studies

12 Lesson Plans for Elementary Social Studies

References

About the Authors

Index

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