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ERIC Number: ED454126
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 192
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87986-088-X
Teaching Together: School/University Collaboration To Improve Social Studies Education. NCSS Bulletin 98.
Christenson, Mary, Ed.; Johnston, Marilyn, Ed.; Norris, Jim, Ed.
This bulletin, a collection of essays, provides preservice, beginning, and experienced social studies teachers with provocative ideas for and a realistic look at the challenges of developing curriculum through collaboration between elementary/secondary teachers and university professors. The book begins with an introductory essay by the editors. Under the first section, Elementary, are the following essays: (1) "Teaching Primary-Grade Students about Cultural Universals" (J. Alleman; J. Brophy; B. L. Knighton; G. M. Henig); (2) "Teaching Social Studies in an Urban Elementary School: Collaboration for Integration and Inquiry Learning" (K. C. Barton; L. A. Kreimer); (3) "Service-Learning and Community-Based Teaching and Learning: Developing Citizenship through Social Action" (S. R. Beisser; D. Schmidt); (4) "Family/School/University Collaboration To Enrich Social Studies Instruction" (B. Cozza; T. Mbugua; P. Noakes; M. Intoccia; L. Guzzi; M. L. Kelly); and (5) "Connecting Family and State Histories: A Teacher Educator and Classroom Teacher Collaborate" (A. L. McCall; T. Ristow). Essays under the second section, Middle School, are: (6) "Students Reclaim Their Community's History: Conducting Interdisciplinary Research with Technological Applications" (M. Alibrandi; C. Beal; A. V. Wilson; A. Thompson; B. Mackie; N. Sinclair; V. Owens; R. Hagevik); (7) "Global Connections Project: Collaboration among Middle Level Students and Teachers and University Teacher Education Students and Faculty" (H. Carlson; C. Holm); (8) "Developing a Service Ethic Together: A Middle School/University Partnership" (A. M. Harwood; C. Allsop; L. Herink; C. Hart); (9) "Public Achievement: Collaboration, Action, and Civic Education" (J. Kunkel; C. Johnson; H. Bakke; J. Miller); and (10) "Integrating the Curriculum and Examining Social Issues in the Sixth Grade" (A. J. Milson; L. Elish-Piper; P. Downey; J. Nordstrom). Essays under the final section, High School, are: (11) "School Schedules: A Key to Time and Team Teaching in the American Social History Project" (D. Gerwin; V. Manolios); (12) "Dual Agendas of Reform and Research: Implementing the Reforms of the Coalition of Essential Schools through 'World Connections'" (M. M. Merryfield; S. Shapiro); (13) "Collaborating on High School Economics" (N. Mallory; S. L. Miller); (14) "Collaboration on Campus: Teaching Rural High School Students through College Methods Classes" (S. B. Oldendorf; M. R. Riney; J. Hutchison); (15) "Preserving Oral Historical Resources through a Community, University, and School-Based Collaboration" (W. W. Wilen; L. Picicco); and (16) "Teacher Release to Industry Program as Professional Development of Teachers of Social Studies" (W. Prior; R. Symons). (BT)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.