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Elementary Social Studies : A Practical Guide,9780205447244

Elementary Social Studies : A Practical Guide

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780205447244

ISBN10:
0205447244
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Table of Contents

Preface vii
The Elementary Social Studies Curriculum
1(30)
Images of the Social Studies
1(2)
What Are the Goals of Social Studies?
3(5)
What Should Be Taught?: State Standards and No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
8(6)
Should Values and Character Education Be Taught?
14(6)
What Are the National Curriculum Patterns?
20(3)
Why Are Textbooks Important?
23(3)
Summary
26(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
27(4)
Planning for Social Studies Instruction
31(36)
Planning
31(3)
Goals, Long-Range Planning, and Standards/Instructional Objectives
34(7)
Treasury of Resources for Planning
41(2)
Units
43(18)
Lesson Plans
61(3)
Summary
64(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
64(3)
Instructional Strategies
67(36)
Different Methods
67(2)
What Happens in Real Classrooms?
69(2)
Direct Teaching: From Passive to Active Learning
71(3)
Problem-Based Learning and Thinking
74(10)
Inductive Thinking and Questioning
84(3)
Cooperative or Collaborative Learning
87(8)
Role Playing
95(3)
Simulations
98(2)
Summary
100(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
101(2)
Using Multiple Assessments to Evaluate Students' Learning in the Social Studies
103(32)
Perceptions of Testing
103(4)
Federal and State Roles in Testing
107(4)
Performance-Based Assessment
111(8)
Paper-and-Pencil Tests
119(5)
Informal Evaluations
124(5)
Conferences, Grades, and Report Cards
129(2)
Summary
131(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
132(3)
Aiding Our Students to Interpret History
135(40)
The Central Place of History in the Social Studies Curriculum
135(9)
History Wars
144(4)
History Definitions and Issues
148(2)
Learning about Time and Chronology
150(6)
Linking History and Trade Books to Students
156(5)
Doing History or Being a Historian
161(9)
Primary and Secondary Sources
170(2)
Summary
172(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
172(3)
Teaching Geography and Economics
175(38)
Are Students and Adults Literate in Geography?
175(8)
Beyond State Capitals: Making Geography Engaging
183(4)
Teaching Map and Globe Skills
187(8)
Economics Standards
195(4)
Strategies for Teaching Economics
199(11)
Summary
210(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
211(2)
Teaching Civic Education
213(38)
Civic Education
213(3)
Classroom Civic Education
216(5)
Instruction in Civic Education
221(3)
Current Events/Current Affairs Programs
224(5)
Teaching Controversial Issues
229(8)
Linking Schoolwide Citizenship to the Community
237(3)
Global Citizenship
240(9)
Summary
249(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
249(2)
Helping All Our Diverse Students
251(26)
Diversity
251(4)
Gender
255(4)
Multicultural Education
259(6)
Teaching Religion
265(2)
Exceptionalities
267(4)
Differentiated Instruction
271(2)
Summary
273(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
274(3)
Linking Social Studies and Literacy
277(24)
Linking Social Studies and Literacy
277(1)
Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners
278(8)
Reading
286(7)
Listening and Writing
293(5)
Summary
298(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
298(3)
Using Technologies for the Social Studies
301(18)
Technologies in the School
301(6)
Use of E-Mail
307(2)
Searching the Net and WebQuests
309(3)
Evaluating Web Sites and Software
312(2)
CD-ROMs, Virtual Field Trips, Wireless Technology
314(4)
Summary
318(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
318(1)
Index 319


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