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ERIC Number: ED394876
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 557
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-13-370826-8
Effective Teaching in Elementary Social Studies.
Savage, Tom V.; Armstrong, David G.
This book is designed for use in elementary social studies methods classes, as a source for discussion in advanced curriculum classes, and as a personal reference for elementary social studies teachers. This book has four major divisions with each division offering a list of lesson ideas. Part 1, "Contexts for the Social Studies," includes: (1) "Defining The Social Studies"; (2) "The Content Sources: History, Geography, and Economics"; (3) "The Content Sources: Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychology"; and (4) "Planning For Instruction." Part 2, "Fundamental Approaches To Instruction," contains: (1) "Concepts, Generalizations, and Individualized Learning"; (2) "Group Learning"; (3) "Developing Thinking Skills"; and (4) "Developing Prosocial Behavior." Part 3,"A Selection Of Themes" includes: (1) "Law-Related Education"; (2) "Global Education"; (3) "Multicultural and Gender-Equity Education"; and (4) "Environmental and Energy Education." Part 4, "Supporting And Assessing Social Studies Learning," contains: (1) "Technology and the Social Studies"; (2) "Understanding Map and Globe Skills"; (3) "Social Studies and the Integrated Curriculum"; (4) "Social Studies for Limited English Proficient Learners"; and (5) "Evaluating Learning." (EH)
Prentice-Hall, Inc., A Simon & Schuster Company, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632.
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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