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Leibowits, Sarah; Trowbridge, Mary; Gelernt, Lois – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2014
Educators are committed to understanding one another in their community as they explore their diversity. The home visit unit of study represents one of the earliest examples of "student research" done at the school where these authors teach, which serves children in pre-kindergarten classes through grade eight. A home visit is a field…
Descriptors: Units of Study, Home Visits, Home Programs, Early Childhood Education
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Sonu, Debbie – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2011
Despite pressures to narrow the curriculum and focus only on testing, there are teachers who continue to work social justice issues into their elementary lessons through the subject of social studies. These teachers speak of education as an instrument for the public good. In this day and age, it can be hard to find teachers with such…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Social Justice, Elementary School Teachers, Social Studies
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Groce, Eric C.; Groce, Robin D.; Colby, Susan – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2005
Children are exposed to a wide variety of images related to New York City through various media outlets. They may have seen glimpses of Manhattan by watching movies such as Spiderman or Stuart Little or by taking in annual television events such as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade or the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration. Additionally,…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Urban Areas, Social Studies, Web Sites
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Singer, Judith Y.; Singer, Alan J. – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2004
Students at all levels need to have opportunities to represent themselves in their work in ways that are meaningful to them. The Family Artifact Museum Project provides an opportunity for students to accomplish this as they bring their family stories into the classroom and see how the lives of ordinary people are part of history. This project came…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Cultural Context, Museums, Immigration