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ERIC Number: ED425089
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 475
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-534-26526-X
ISSN: N/A
Teaching the Social Sciences and History in Secondary Schools: A Methods Book.
Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., Boulder, CO.
This book offers more serious consideration of content in the social studies curriculum by including content-specific chapters written by discipline experts. Interwoven with content coverage are numerous teaching-learning activities. The book is divided into three parts and an introductory chapter by James C. Schott and Laurel R. Singleton. Part 1, "Teaching Social Studies," offers: (1) "The Social Studies: the Civic Process" (Don Bragaw); (2) "Teaching in the Real World" (John P. Zola); and (3) "The Planning Process" (John P. Zola). Part 2, "The Social Sciences and History in School," includes: (1) "Studying and Teaching Psychology" (Michael Wertheimer; Tina Yeager; Virginia L. Jones); (2) "Studying and Teaching Sociology" (J. Ross Eshleman; John P. Zola); (3) "Studying and Teaching Political Science" (Stephen L. Schechter with Jonathan Weil); (4) "Studying and Teaching Economics" (Suzanne Wiggins Helburn; H. Michael Hartoonian); (5) "Studying and Teaching Anthropology" (Roger C. Owen; Jack Zevin); (6) "Studying and Teaching Geography" (A. David Hill); (7) "Studying and Teaching History" (James R. Giese); and (8) "Integrating the Curriculum" (James C. Schott). Part 3, "Planning for Instruction," contains: (1) "Teaching Strategies" (Laurel R. Singleton); (2) "Using Instructional Materials" (Laurel R. Singleton); and (3) "Classroom Assessment" (Laurel R. Singleton). An appendix includes listings of organizations with broad social studies interests, specialized organizations, and social science organizations. (EH)
Wadsworth Publishing Company, 10 Davis Drive, Belmont, CA 94002.
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., Boulder, CO.