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Children and Their World Strategies for Teaching Social Studies

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ISBN-10: 061811646X

ISBN-13: 9780618116461

Edition: 7th 2002

Authors: David A. Welton

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Designed for preservice teachers, this text consolidates social studies content into a framework for practical instruction and lesson planning. It places social studies in a thoroughly modern context and explores how such factors as language diversity and standardsat the local, state, and national levelaffect teachers. The text retains its hallmark features, such as model unit lessons, teacher-tested activities, technology updates, and authentic children's work, and the Resource Handbook serves as a valuable tool for on-the-job use.The emphasis on current topics includes coverage of constructivist learning, cooperative learning, service learning, character education, and the teaching of…    
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Book details

List price: $91.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 7/13/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 385
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Contents Note: Each chapter concludes with a Summary. Prologue: Reflecting on What's Ahead Introduction An Inquiry I. Building a Framework for Social Studies 1. The Dynamics of Social Studies Introduction: Teaching Social Studies in a Technological Age Dynamic Social Studies: The Continuing Debates Commentary: But Is This Social Studies? Social Studies: Its Nature and Origins Model Student Activity: Who Is Qualified for the Presidency? Commentary: On Using Model Activities with Children Technology Update: Standards for Social Studies, History and Social Sciences Social Studies and Citizenship Education 2. History and the Social Sciences: The Knowledge Base for Social Studies…