Powerful Social Studies for Elementary Students

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9780155021044: Powerful Social Studies for Elementary Students

Ideal for pre-service and in-service teachers, POWERFUL SOCIAL STUDIES FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS outlines ways to select content and teach history, geography, and social sciences more meaningfully. Hone skills in planning well-organized social studies instruction that produces positive student outcomes using developmentally appropriate content and methods to help your students develop social understanding and civic action. Rather than advocating the elimination of the traditional content framework used to organize the social studies curriculum ('expanding communities framework'), the authors call for retaining the most important topics that have traditionally been emphasized and for teaching these topics in 'more coherent and powerful ways.'

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Jere Brophy was a leading researcher and scholar in education. He was a University Distinguished Professor of Teacher Education at Michigan State University, where he taught from 1976 until his death in 2009.

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"Powerful Social Studies for Elementary Students is an excellent text. It covers all of the main aspects needed for teacher candidates to plan for and teach the social studies content needed in our elementary schools. It offers many powerful activities at the end of each chapter to help teacher candidates apply their new knowledge."

"The text has excellent information. It is practical in nature..."

"...I know my students learn a great deal from the book. Most students continue to keep [it] not only for the rich social studies ideas, but also for all the clear and concise wisdom related to powerful teaching practices."

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