Powerful Social Studies for Elementary Students

Powerful Social Studies for Elementary Students

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POWERFUL SOCIAL STUDIES FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS examines the nature and purpose of social studies as it outlines ways to select content and teach history, geography, and social sciences more meaningfully. These respected authors present principles and illustrative examples to help pre-service and in-service teachers plan well-organized social studies instruction that produces positive student outcomes. The Third Edition emphasizes the importance of using developmentally appropriate content and methods when helping students to develop social understanding and civic action, and includes a solid research base that is reflective of the current NCSS standards. Rather than advocating the elimination of the traditional content framework used to organize the social studies curriculum (a€™expanding communities frameworka€™), the authors call for retaining the most important topics that have traditionally been emphasized and for teaching these topics in a€™more coherent and powerful ways.a€™ Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The Research Base that Informs Ideas about Powerful Social Studies Teaching The last chapter of this book (Chapter 14) describes 12 ... Also known as the expanding horizons or the expanding environments approach, this framework begins with the self and others in ... the community in third grade, the state and region in fourth grade, the nation in fifth grade, and the hemispheres or world in sixth grade.

Title:Powerful Social Studies for Elementary Students
Author:Jere Brophy, Janet Alleman, Anne-Lise Halvorsen
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-03-29


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