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Elementary Social Studies A Practical Approach to Teaching and Learning

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ISBN-10: 0135153220

ISBN-13: 9780135153222

Edition: 7th 2010

Authors: Ian Wright, David Hutchison

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Elementary Social Studiesis an activities-based text, based on the assumption that if you are actuallyinvolvedin social studies teaching and learning, you are more likely to understand and implement effective instructional practices in the elementary school classroom. It focuses on the process of teaching, and includes relevant information about emerging technologies, media literacy and environmental education.
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Book details

List price: $144.55
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
Publication date: 2/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The Nature And Purposes Of Social Studies And The Contexts In Which It Is Taught
What Is Social Studies?
Social Studies: Why Bother?
What Should a Social Studies Curriculum Look Like?
Websites for Part 1
Concepts And Claims
How Do I Get Started?
Telling It Like It Is: Exposition and Narrative
What Does This Word Mean? Concept Teaching and Learning
What's the Right Question? Questions and Questioning
What's the Right Answer? Helping Students Answer Questions and Develop
Intellectual Standards
Working Together: Cooperative Learning and Building a Classroom Community
What Was It Like in the Past? Teaching and Learning History
From Disciplinary to Place-based Education: Teaching and Learning Geography
Environmental Education as an Organizing Theme for Interdisciplinary Learning
Learning in the Real World: Field Studies and Field Trips
Putting It All Together: Making Connections
Websites for Part 2
Values And Decisions
Values and Decisions Making in Social Studies?
Approaches to Teaching Social and Personal Values
Values in Citizenship, Global, and Law-Related Education
Multicultural, Human Rights, Gender, Peace, and Conflict Resolution Education, and First Nations, Inuit and M�tis Studies
Websites for Part 3
Obtaining, Analzying, And Evaluating Information
Where's the Information? Obtaining, Analyzing and Evaluating Information
The New Media and Social Studies
Websites for Part 4
Unit Planning, Assessment And Evaluation
Writing a Unit Plan
What have students learned? Assessing and Evaluating Students
Answers To Activities
Canadian Elementary Social Studies Textbooks
Photo Acknowledgments
Index