ERIC Number: ED425089
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 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)
Descriptors: Educational Methods, Higher Education, History Instruction, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Textbooks
Wadsworth Publishing Company, 10 Davis Drive, Belmont, CA 94002.
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., Boulder, CO.