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Active Experiences for Active Children: Social Studies, 2nd Edition

By Carol Seefeldt, Alice Galper

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Sep 13, 2005



This useful guide contains an overview of theory, many practical activities, observation forms, curriculum planning ideas and sample webs for teachers, and letters to parents for planning social studies curriculum for preschoolers and primary-grade students. 


It has been updated to include:

  • A new chapter on Different Kinds of Families
  • Integrated social studies standards
  • An emphasis on inquiry skills

Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Experiences and Education: Putting Dewey's Theory into Practice

Chapter 2  Active Children-Active Environments

Chapter 3  Building Connections to Home and Community Through Active Experiences

Chapter 4  Experiences and Social Studies Content

Chapter 5  Different Kinds of Families

Chapter 6  The Past is Present: History for Young Children

Chapter 7  Earth: The Place We Live

Chapter 8  Mapping for Young Children

Chapter 9  Making and Keeping Friends

Chapter 10  Wants and Needs: Beginning Economic Concepts

Chapter 11  Living in a Democracy: From Choices to Voting

Chapter 12  Valuing Diversity

This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Before purchasing one of these packages, speak with your professor about which one will help you be successful in your course.

Package ISBN-13: 9780133476095

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  • Social Studies for the Preschool/Primary Child, 9th Edition
    Carol Seefeldt, Sharon D. Castle, Renee D. Falconer

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