MAKING CONNECTIONS IN ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES

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Making Connections In Elementary And Middle School Social Studies

Author : Andrew P. Johnson
ISBN : 9781483343037
Genre : Education
File Size : 33.43 MB
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A practical, holistic approach to integrating social studies with language arts and other content areas This comprehensive, reader-friendly text demonstrates how personal connections can be incorporated into social studies education while meeting standards of the National Council for the Social Studies. Praised for its wealth of strategies that go beyond social studies content teaching—including classroom strategies, pedagogical techniques, activities, and lesson plan ideas—this book presents a variety of methods for new and experienced teachers. Key Features Thinking Ahead invites readers to link their own experiences with the chapter content before reading How Do I? boxes give explicit, step-by-step instruction that demonstrates how to implement and apply the strategies, techniques, and activities described in the chapter Making Connections activities help readers make personal connections with the material New to This Edition The Second Edition has been significantly refined to incorporate new topic coverage and strategies needed by elementary and middle school social studies teachers New sections divide and organize the text into six thematic sections: foundational concepts, planning and assessment, instructional strategies, literacy, teaching subject area content, and enhancing democracy Differentiating instruction provides an additional focus on students with special needs and differentiating instruction Additional lesson plans and examples are offered throughout the text
Category: Education

Elementary And Middle School Social Studies

Author : Pamela J. Farris
ISBN : 9781478628903
Genre : Education
File Size : 65.48 MB
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The latest edition of Pamela Farris’s popular, value-priced text continues to
offer pre- and in-service teachers creative strategies and proven techniques sensitive to the needs of all elementary and middle school learners. Coverage includes the C3 Framework and the four sets of learning from the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies. Farris, together with contributors who specialize in implementing successful teaching methods and theories, demonstrate how classroom teachers can excite and inspire their students to be engaged learners.
Category: Education

Aesthetic Teaching Pedagogies

Author : Reynaldo B. Inocian
ISBN : 9781527518391
Genre : Education
File Size : 77.49 MB
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This book presents an assortment of teaching and assessment strategies appropriate for 21st century learners, based on the author’s 25 years of teaching experience in private and state school institutions in the Philippines. It highlights the outcomes-based assessment of learning; the curriculum basics for arts-based teaching; learning activities based on the integrated arts for an effective instructional process; and examples in the teaching of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity, known as the Four Cs. While the monograph focuses on the author’s local context, a plethora of citations provides clear connections that address learner diversity in recent global education contexts. The text is a useful guide for students who want to pursue a degree in teaching, as well as novice and expert teachers, university professors, and advocates for teaching and learning.
Category: Education

History And Imagination

Author : Ronald Vaughan Morris
ISBN : 9781610482998
Genre : Education
File Size : 28.90 MB
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In History and Imagination, elementary school social studies teachers will learn how to help their students break down the walls of their schools, more personally engage with history, and define democratic citizenship. By collaborating together in meaningful investigations into the past and reenacting history, students will become experts who interpret their findings, teach their peers, and relate their experiences to those of older students, neighbors, parents, and grandparents.
Category: Education

A Short Guide To Action Research

Author : Andrew P. Johnson
ISBN : 0132685868
Genre : Education
File Size : 45.2 MB
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This compact, user-friendly book provides everything a teacher needs to know to conduct an action research project, in a clear, step-by-step presentation. This book guides the learner through comprehension and interpretation of both qualitative and quantitative techniques in action research methods and then describes all phases of the process, including selecting a topic; collecting, analyzing, and reporting data; reviewing the literature; and presenting the report. There are many new strategies and examples of projects that can be used for professional growth and development included with this edition, as well as more examples, ideas for possible research questions, and many new forms and graphics are added.
Category: Education

Elementary Social Studies

Author : Dorothy J. Skeel
ISBN : 0155011006
Genre : Education
File Size : 22.12 MB
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This book emphasizes diversity in the social studies classroom and provides theory, application and teaching strategies for grades K-6. These strategies include: inquiry map and globe skills, concepts, the effective use of textbooks and supplements, valuing/moral reasoning and a focus on the importance of all the social studies disciplines.
Category: Education

Elementary And Junior High Middle School Social Studies Curriculum Activities And Materials

Author : James L. Barth
ISBN : 0819182397
Genre : Education
File Size : 76.27 MB
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This book provides for teacher educators, curriculum directors and classroom teachers a clear image of the field of social studies. The image includes a rationale and definition, goal, skill objectives, and content that one would practice with students K through 8. Teachers of special students, particularly those working with multicultural and gifted and talented, will find a variety of activities to fit special needs. A chapter is included for each grade level with objectives, activities, and materials spiraled through expanding horizons.
Category: Education

A Short Guide To Academic Writing

Author : Andrew Paul Johnson
ISBN : UCSC:32106016003151
Genre : Education
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A Short Guide to Academic Writing de-mystifies the process of writing and describes everything that is needed to write in an academic and professional style. Contained are instructions related to the writing process and what the product should look like. Written in a crisp, concise style, Andrew Johnson makes these ideas easily accessible to readers of all levels of writing experience. This text contains information that is appropriate for any undergraduate or graduate student who is learning to write academic papers or professional documents using APA (5th edition) style.
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A Short Guide To Action Research

Author : Andrew Paul Johnson
ISBN : 0205509312
Genre : Education
File Size : 35.11 MB
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This compact, user-friendly book provides everything a teacher needs to know to conduct an action research project, in a clear, step-by-step presentation. This book guides the learner through comprehension and interpretation of both qualitative and quantitative techniques in action research methods and then describes all phases of the process, including selecting a topic; collecting, analyzing, and reporting data; reviewing the literature; and presenting the report. There are many new strategies and examples of projects that can be used for professional growth and development included with this edition, as well as more examples, ideas for possible research questions, & many new forms and graphics that have been added.
Category: Education