Social Studies for Young Children

Social Studies for Young Children

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Social studies is at the heart of content in education and takes on society's best hopes for helping children become good citizens and winners in the global economy. In its comprehensive scope, Social Studies for Young Children: Preschool and Primary Curriculum Anchor fulfills the promise of social studies as an integrator of the knowledge and experiences of young children. Filled with strategies, activities and resources, this book helps teachers develop a holistic, culturally relevant approach to social studies and social learning. It surveys the relevant state and national standards and offers essential guidance on how to integrate them into the curriculum -- while at the same time looking beyond the tests to foster young social scientists' development into critical thinkers and lifelong learners. Special features include: Childrena€™s literature to foster social studies understanding Digital media for teaching and learning Emphasis on cross-disciplinary synthesisPreschool and Primary Curriculum Anchor Gayle Mindes. Links Common Core State Standards Initiative, Earth Day Network, www. ... Federal Reserve Education, www.federalreserveeducation. org Lesson plans, games, as well as information about the federal reserve system.

Title:Social Studies for Young Children
Author:Gayle Mindes
Publisher:R&L Education - 2013-11-01


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