Written for the elementary social studies methods course, this interactive program features a combined textbook-workbook that is thoroughly integrated with a dynamic website. To accommodate the visual preferences of todayas students, the easy-reading print text features bulleted lists and contemporary graphics. The programas interactive approach and flexibility allow instructors to model the kinds of teaching principles and practices that students will want to use in their own elementary school classrooms. These principles and practices are integrated throughout the text and include active-learning strategies, application of constructivist principles, a focus on big ideas and thinking skills, use of the Internet, and modeling of best practices and performance-based assessments (based on INTASC and NCATE standards). As a result, the book serves as a springboard for classroom activities, website explorations, and/or instructor-led activities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.passage on economics in a social studies textbook that could be infused (see Topic 7) into your language arts bloc or used to build a social studies lesson, ... A significant transition from narrative text to informational text takes place around fourth grade (Hart aamp; Risley, ... It is also believed to contribute to reading comprehension scores stalling at fourth grade Topic 23 Reading Strategies for Social Studiesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching Elementary Social Studies: Strategies, Standards, and Internet Resources|
|Author||:||James A. Duplass|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2010-01-01|