1 edition of Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School found in the catalog.
Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School
Mark C. Schug
by Waveland Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||403|
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: Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School: The Basics for Citizenship (): Kaltsounis, Theodore: BooksCited by: Today, social studies teachers are facing more diversity in content, pedagogy, and student populations than ever before.
With diversity as its central theme, and thirty-six detailed vignettes, lesson plans, and unit plans, the fourth edition of Teaching Elementary Social Studies prepares prospective teachers to meet challenges in all areas of diversity, sensitively and by: The most popular elementary social studies methods text on the market, complete with a wealth of content, strategies, tools, and resources for teaching K-8 social studies.
This comprehensive, stimulating introduction to social studies in elementary and middle schools presents the elements of a strong social studies curriculum, Cited by: She directs the NCSU middle school undergraduate teacher education program for language arts and social studies and teaches developmental theory as it applies to practice and curriculum design and methods and materials in teaching social studies.
She works in local schools supporting new teachers and their projects, Cited by: 1. While continuing to blend theory and practice, this new edition of Social Studies in Elementary Education brings the book into the digital age, emphasizing teaching social studies well and stressing understanding of the practices of good social studies teaching.
The key revisions include features that focus on reflection and discussion, issues and challenges, standards, learning to question, differentiated instruction, trends affecting school today, teaching /5(10). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Preston, Ralph Clausius, Teaching social studies in the elementary school.
New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston . According to it: "Social studies is the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence. Within the school program, social studies provides coordinated, systematic study drawing upon such disciplines as anthropology.
The following books are a selection of titles for students in grades K 3, taken from a list of books evaluated and selected by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children's Book Council (CBC).
I have added a teaching tip of my own for each book. A Key to Social Studies Standards. Each book featured below has a numeral. With the right social studies curriculum, you’ll not only meet state standards, but you’ll help students to get a better grasp on how the country and the world was shaped over centuries at a time.
TCI has a full package of resources available to teachers to help them better prepare, present, assign, grade and teach. Thus, we can conclude that incorporating Social Studies in the school curriculum ensures wellrounded education of the students.
Tanushree Dhandhania completed her Master of Science () in Human Development from Jadavpur University in and was awarded the University Gold Medal. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lee, John R. Teaching social studies in the elementary school. New York, Free Press  (OCoLC) Challenging elementary school social studies can pave the way for lifelong learning and active citizenship.
16 Teachers should provide students opportunities for in-depth investigation of concepts that challenge and engage them. Challenging social studies instruction includes research, debates, discussions, projects of all varieties including the arts, and simulations that require application of.
Social Studies is a subject in elementary school that often gets pushed off the schedule when there's not enough time in the school day. But it is an important and interesting subject. Social Studies. In a nutshell, then, social studies education has two goals: social understanding (i.e., knowledge of human societies) and civic competence (i.e., democratic citizen-ship).
When developing any social studies unit or reading any set of curriculum stan-dards for social studies. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lacey, Joy Muchmore, Teaching the social studies in the elementary school. Minneapolis, Minn.: Burgess Pub. The goal of Social Studies and the Young Learner is to capture and enthuse elementary teachers across the country by providing relevant and useful information about the teaching of social studies to elementary teaching techniques presented in this peer-reviewed journal are designed to stimulate the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills vital to classroom success.
When evaluations based on testing exclude social studies, why should an elementary school teacher spend time teaching it?When I was a fifth grade teacher, I will be the first to admit that social studies was not on the priority list with math, reading, and science.
Get this from a library. Teaching social studies in the elementary school. [Ralph Clausius Preston; Wayne L Herman] -- Strategies to use in launching and teaching social studies.
Detailed attention is given to methods of stimulating pupil inquiry, of conducting discussion and questioning in. Teaching social studies in the elementary school. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston,  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Clausius Preston; Wayne L.
ED Teaching of Social Studies in the Elementary School For ED students find and evaluate resources that they can use while teaching elementary school social studies Getting StartedAuthor: Angie Oehrli. The author wrote this re-creation of the popular elementary social analysis methods textual content material obtainable available on the market with the subsequent three goals in ideas: to present in all probability probably the most extremely efficient social analysis content material materials and pedagogy for kids in elementary school, to provide the material in straightforward and.Recommended Picture Books.
Here are just a few of my favorite picture books to teach social studies to upper elementary students, in no order: T he Little House by Virginia Lee Burton: change over time, past vs. present, industrialization, rural vs.
urban areas.The Social Studies Alive! program introduces unique and emotionally engaging activities that go beyond traditional elementary social studies textbooks. Using activities like the ‘Revolutionary War Tug-of-War’ Experiential Exercise from our program, you can help students capture the feeling of the Revolutionary War in a fun and safe way.