Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

By: Randi B. Stone (editor)Hardback

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Join Randi Stone as she visits the classrooms of award-winning teachers to observe their tried-and-true best practices for teaching social studies to elementary, middle school, and high school learners. Explore inquiry-based strategies for building student confidence and achievement as teachers demonstrate how students do oral histories, design individualized research projects, learn about geography and cultural diversity, become pro-active citizens who engage in service to their communities, engage in debates and Socratic dialogue, and much more. Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies is packed with lessons that work and ideas that will expand the instructional repertoires of new and veteran teachers.

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About Author

Randi Stone is the author of nine Corwin Press books: Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Writing: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, and Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do. She is a graduate of Clark University, Boston University, and Salem State College. She completed her doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Contents

Preface Acknowledgments About the Author About the Contributors Part I. Elementary and Middle School 1. Celebrating Our Constitution - Diana Schmiesing, Virginia 2. Investigating Historical Objects and Pictures - Diana Schmiesing, Virginia 3. Tasting - Sandra Noel, Illinois 4. A Tale of a Whale - John Pieper, Wisconsin 5. The Art of Social Studies/The Social Studies in Art - William Fitzhugh, Maryland 6. Assembly-Line Lunches - Kari Debbink, Arizona 7. The History Kids - Carol Glanville, Rhode Island 8. Who Would You Help? - Kari Debbink, Arizona 9. Exploring Diversity Through Technology - Marsha Mathias, South Carolina 10. When They "Just Don't Get It" - Monique Wallen, Florida Part II. High School 11. Putting the "Social" Back Into Social Studies - Megan E. Garnett, Virginia 12. A Social Studies Twist on the "Hemingway Challenge" - Megan E. Garnett, Virginia 13. World War II Memories - Marguerite Ames, Vermont 14. Life-Changing Field Trips - James Wade D'Acosta, Connecticut 15. Crafting Individualized Research Projects - James Wade D'Acosta, Connecticut 16. Promoting Citizenship - Teresa Heinhorst, Illinois 17. Reflections From a High School History Teacher - Robert Rodey, Teacher, Illinois Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/07/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412924528
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 120
  • ID: 9781412924528
  • weight: 318
  • ISBN10: 1412924529

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