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Brewer, Ernest Andrew; Fritzer, Penelope – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2011
Social studies students can learn to glean historical information from the study of material culture through active engagement as curators. Teachers can guide students through a pre-survey of helpful reading materials and then through selecting items of personal significance to them: creating labels that objectively describe the chosen items as to…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Culture, Critical Thinking
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Brewer, Ernest Andrew; Brown, Susannah Louise – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2009
The topic of innovative curriculum planning piqued the interest of teacher educators at a public southeastern university, where it is commonplace to grapple with such concepts. In this paper, the authors describe a study of curriculum integration focusing on social studies and visual arts. The study participants were university level students…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Methods Courses, Teacher Education Curriculum, Visual Arts
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Brewer, Ernest Andrew – Childhood Education, 2006
Social studies is essential in elementary curriculum. It is the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence. Within the school program, social studies provides coordinated, systematic study drawing upon such disciplines as anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, history, law, psychology, religion,…
Descriptors: Geography, Integrated Curriculum, Democracy, Citizenship Education
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Brewer, Ernest Andrew; Harlin, Rebecca P. – Childhood Education, 2008
Bullying and victimization in schools have become major concerns for parents, teachers, and school psychologists. Elementary and middle school teachers likely have seen students bully each other, so it is important that they notice the characteristics associated with being bullied and recognize bullying in all its forms: physical, verbal, and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Psychologists, Social Studies, Antisocial Behavior