ISBN-10:
0133550737
ISBN-13:
9780133550733
Pub. Date:
03/10/2015
Publisher:
Pearson
Social Studies and Young Children / Edition 1

Social Studies and Young Children / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780133550733
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/10/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,005,976
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Eucabeth Odhiambo is a member of the Department of Teacher Education faculty at Shippensburg University. She has served the education community in a variety of positions during the past 25 years. As a classroom teacher she worked with K, and 2nd - 8th grades. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the Early Childhood and Curriculum and Instruction programs. She currently teaches child development and social studies methods. She is also involved in student teacher supervision. She has made numerous professional presentations at local, state, national, and international conferences. She has authored publications on teaching, pre-service training and diversity.

Dr. Laureen E. Nelson is a member of the Department of Teacher Education faculty at Shippensburg University. She has served the early childhood field in a variety of capacities over the past 25 years. She has been a classroom teacher, a preschool teacher and director, and a faculty member teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in the Early Childhood program and the Curriculum and Instruction program. She currently teaches Child Development and Assessment courses in the Early Childhood undergraduate program and Early Childhood Curriculum & Assessment, Leadership in Early Childhood Education and Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood in the graduate program. She has made presentations on teaching math and social studies to young learners at local, state, national and international conferences and has co-authored publications on teaching math to young learners.

Dr. Chrisman is professor of Early Childhood Education and has co-authored books related to familes, professional development and mathematics for young children.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Understanding the Development of Social Studies Concepts and Young Children

Chapter 2 Planning Social Studies Activities with Young Children

Chapter 3 Child Development, Families, and Communities in the Social Studies Context

Chapter 4 Using Age Appropriate Methods and Strategies for Teaching History to Young Children

Chapter 5 Practicing Civics, Government, and Citizenship in Early Childhood Classrooms

Chapter 6 Helping Young Children Understand Economics and Social Issues

Chapter 7 Age Appropriate Understanding of Geography

Chapter 8 Diversity, Anti-Bias, and Multicultural Education

Chapter 9 Assessment

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