A Practical Guide to Middle and Secondary Social Studies

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-04-21
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Following in the vein of her best-selling elementary book, June Chapin focuses on key topics that are critical to the teaching of social studies in the middle and secondary classrooms. This concise, practical text enables students to concentrate on the crucial, relevant strategies and content needed to become effective social studies

Author Biography

June R. Chapin is Professor of Education at Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, California.   She is the author or co-author of over a dozen textbooks ranging from fourth grade to the university level.  Civic education is her highest interest, including research on voting and community participation of social studies students from the eighth grade to young adults.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Middle and Secondary Social Studies
Chapter 2: Planning for Social Studies
Chapter 3: Basic Instructional Methods
Chapter 4: Active, Student-Centered Strategies
Chapter 5: Using Multiple Assessments and Evaluation
Chapter 6: Teaching History
Chapter 7: Teaching Civic Education and Global Education
Chapter 8: Teaching Geography, Economics, and the Behavioral Sciences

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