ERIC Number: ED080406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: 0
How To Use a Textbook. How To Do It Series Number 2.
Cartwright, William H.
Effective procedures and techniques for using a textbook along with a philosophy of textbook use in k-12 schools are given in this second issue. The social studies textbook is described as a tool to be used in conjunction with other supplementary instructional materials, such as audio-visual materials, reference books, periodicals, and lectures. Before study begins, teachers are encouraged to have students examine the textbook to thoroughly acquaint them with its organization and, moreover, prepare them with lifelong skills in the use of books applicable to all materials. Considerable focus is upon the functions of the textbook: to provide course organization, to supply basic content, and to furnish common learning materials. Other suggestions are given on textbook selection, adaptation of textbooks to the abilities of the readers and how to use the textbook to teach the techniques of intensive reading. Related documents are SO 005 979 through SO 006 000. (SJM)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Guidelines, Instructional Materials, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Teaching Models, Textbook Selection, Textbooks
National Council for the Social Studies, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($0.25-Quantity Discounts)
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Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.
Note: Revised Edition