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Middle and Secondary Social Studies

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ISBN-10: 0205492436

ISBN-13: 9780205492435

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: June R. Chapin

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Book details

List price: $92.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/23/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Each chapter contains a "Summary," "References," and "Websites." Some chapters also include "Suggested Readings," "Professional Journals" and "Organizations" sections
Middle and Secondary Social Studies
Why Become a Social Studies Teacher?
What Should Be Taught? States Standards and No Child Left Behind Act
What Is "Social Studies?" A Single-Subject Discipline?
Why Should Social Studies Be Taught? Goals of Civic Education
What Content Should Be Taught, and When?
Should Values and Character Education Be Taught?
Planning for the Social Studies
Long-Range Planning
Instructional Objectives and Specific Standards
Organizing Content and Skills into Units
Lesson Plans
Block Scheduling
Basic Instructional Methods
The Need for Variety
What Happens in Real Classrooms?
Teacher Lectures
Direct Teaching or Direct Instruction
Whole Class Discussion
Independent Projects
Active Learning
Cooperative Learning
Group Projects
Co-op Co-op
Other Formats for Small Groups
Inquiry and Problem-Based Learning
Roll Playing and Simulations
Assessment and Evaluation
Perceptions of Evaluation
NAEP and State Tests
Assessing Student Learning
Teacher-Made Paper and Pencil Tests
Performance-Based Assessment
Grades and Report Cards
Teaching History
The Predominance of History in the Social Studies Curriculum
Controversies on What History Should be Taught
Methods and Resources for Historical Understandings
Methods and Resources for Historical Thinking Skills
Teaching Geography, Economics, and the Behavioral Sciences
The Status of Geography in the Schools
Geography Standards and the Teaching of Geography
The Status of Economics in the Schools
National Economics Frameworks and Standards
The Teaching of Economics
Behavioral Sciences: Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology
Teaching Civic Education and Global Education
Civics Standards
NAEP 1998 Civics Report Card
Improving Civic Education in the Classroom and School
The Community: Local Government and Service Learning
Global Education and Multicultural/Diversity Education
Technology and Professional Growth
Technology Issues and Challenges
Student Computer Standards for Media Literacy
The Computer as a Productivity Tool: Word Processing
Using the Internet: E-Mail and the World Wide Web
Locating and Evaluating Resources