ERIC Number: ED243804
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Classroom Teacher's "Idea" Notebook. Social Education, 1982-83, Supplements No. 31-33.
Campanella, Alfred J., Ed.
Social Education, v46 n1 Jan 1982 v47 n2,4 Feb, Apr 1983
A compilation of 13 social studies activities suitable for immediate application in the classroom includes teaching ideas for both elementary and secondary teachers. Activities comprise a simulated mapping expedition to Jamestown colony; a folktale illustration of moral dilemmas; taped interviews with Soviet citizens; simulated employment "interviews" with famous historical figures; a political opinion poll; economic problem-solving; strategies for primary grade current event activities; the use of lists in social studies; the use of key words in social studies; a popular culture, current events, or history scavenger hunt; outline puzzles; a geography-history game for foreign country study; and an activity to heighten student sensitivity to disabled populations. Each activity contains rationale, description, procedure, and a list of necessary materials. (LP)
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Conflict Resolution, Cross Cultural Studies, Current Events, Disabilities, Economics Education, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Folk Culture, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Map Skills, Moral Issues, Political Attitudes, Popular Culture, Problem Solving, Simulation, Social Studies, United States History, Values Clarification
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.
Note: Compiled by the ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education.