Offers hundreds of classroom-tested activities that builds learner support and interest in Social Studies content that is quick and low-cost to implement. Many of the lessons and activities can be easily adapted to existing lessons and may serve as a bridge to younger generations of learners. Both experienced and brand new teachers can benefit from this book. For grades 6-12.
Mercedes M. Fisher is an associate professor at the Graduate School of Education at Pepperdine University. She instructs teachers both face-to-face and online in the methods of teaching. She has taught high school and middle school in Texas and Colorado. Bonita Coleman has been in the field of education for twenty years, has taught every grade and nearly every subject, and has experience in team teaching and in curriculum development. She has worked in teacher professional development, and her expertise is activity-based learning. Jennifer Neuhauser, a middle school history teacher in California, is a mentor and advisor for students grades 3-12. She aids in professional team development as well as curriculum design and implementation.
Part 1 List of Tables Part 2 Acknowledgments Part 3 Preface Part 4 Introduction Chapter 5 1. Using the Arts Chapter 6 2. Urban Studies Chapter 7 3. Debates Chapter 8 4. Interviews Chapter 9 5. Internet Chapter 10 6. Teaching with Groups Chapter 11 7. Creative Writing Part 12 About the Author