Designed to help preservice and inservice elementary and middle school teachers in becoming more effective social studies teachers, the first few chapters offer an overview and discussion of the foundations and content of the social studies curriculum. The main part of the text addresses planning and instructional strategies, while the final chapters discuss how to prepare children in a global society and strategies to help students understand and communicate well. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Helping elementary school children become reflective, competent, concerned citizens is the goal of social studies education...and this exciting methods text provides future elementary teachers with all of the background and guidance they need to achieve that goal. Written from this clear and distinct perspective, Social Studies for Elementary School Children offers comprehensive coverage of the kind of teaching strategies and techniques which truly engage learners, and help to foster the personal responsibility for actions upon which a democratic society is built.From the Back Cover:
This updated methods book provides future elementary teachers with the background they need to assist their prospective readers with becoming reflective, competent, and concerned citizens. Based on constructivist theory, this book provides comprehensive coverage of teaching strategies which engage learners and foster the personal responsibility upon which a democratic society is built. Information from the Handbook of Research on Teaching and Learning Social Studies and current research related to the instruction of social studies is incorporated into the book.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M013496506X
Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2 Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX013496506X