The sixth edition of this popular book helps readers aid children in developing thinking skills and master principles, encouraging them to understand the world, approach challenges from different perspectives, and understand and stand firm in the face of injustice. Understanding social studies is crucial to the creation of thoughtful, involved citizens. Up-to-date material on technology and pro-social behavior challenges readers to reflect upon significant issues. Topics include: the definition of social studies; history and geography; political science and economics; sociology, anthropology and psychology; teaching social studies; culture, gender, and exceptionalities; planning and assessing by working with the social studies standards. This book will serve as an excellent resource for all educators in the field of social studies, as well as for those employed in various fields where social studies is a component in understanding today's social trends.
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State-of-the-art in perspective, this text provides a solid introduction to the purposes of social studies, to the excitement, fun, and nature of the social science disciplines, and to the variety of methods that teachers can use with their pupils to promote growth toward informed and responsible citizenship. Highly practical in approach, it not only tells what should be done, but details how to do it.From the Back Cover:
Effective Teaching in Elementary Social Studies
Tom V. Savage ♦ David G. Armstrong
Widely praised as practical and user-friendly, Effective Teaching in Elementary Social Studies, Six Edition, offers a clear overview of the social sciences to strengthen preservice teachers' content knowledge and outlines effective methods for teaching social studies in today's diverse classrooms. In tune with the reality of limited classroom time to deovte to social studies instruction, the authors suggest ways teachers can integrate the social studies with other subject areas (see Chapter 11). Highlighting the importance of teaching social studies to foster the development of thoughtful, involved citizens and cognizant of the realities of teaching today, Savage and Armstrong provide a resource for learning today and teaching tomorrow.
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Book Description Pearson, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. DEFINING THE SOCIAL STUDIES What is the Social Studies A Working Definition of the Social Studies Common Strands The Social Studies Curriculum Working With Standards 2. HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY History Geography 3. POLITICAL SCIENCE, ECONOMICS AND RELATED SOCIAL SCIENCES Political Science Economics Sociology Anthropology 4. ACTIVE LEARNING: GIVING LIFE AND MEANING TOSOCIAL STUDIES A rationale for Applied Learning Challenges to Implementing Applied Learning Approaches to Providing Active, Concrete Learning Experience Service Learning Preparing Short Term for Active Learning Experiences Dealing with Controversial Issues 5. SELECTING TEACHING APPROACHES FOR KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION Variables that Influence Selection Approaches Focused on Knowledge Acquisition 6. SELECTED TEACHING APPROACHES FOR KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY Approaches Focused on Discovery of Knowledge 7. TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES SKILLS Developing Social Skills Developing Map and Globe Skills Research Skills Time and Chronology Skills Interpreting Political Cartoons 8. ACCOMMODATING CULTURE, GENDER, AND EXCEPTIONALITY Multicultural Dimensions Gender Issues Exceptionality 9. SOCIAL STUDIES FOR LIMITED-ENGLISH-PROFICIENT LEARNERS The Instructional Challenge Categories of Language Proficiency Problems for Limited-English-Proficient Students Sheltered Instruction in the Social Studies Successful Instructional Practices Modifying Lessons 10. PLANNING FOR SUCCESS Aims, Goals, Learning Objectives Information needed for Instructional Planning Organizing Planning Information 11. INTERDISCIPLINARY DIMENSIONS Choosing Appropriate Themes Integrating Unit Content Integrating Units Around Childrens Literature Integrating the Arts Integrating Music Integrating Mathematics Integrating Science and Technology Integrating Language Arts 12. ASSESSING SOCIAL SSTUDIES OUTCOMES Defining Terms Types of Assessment The Assessment Blueprint Evaluation and Grading. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131738437
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