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Social Studies in Elementary Education, CourseSmart eTextbook, 14th Edition

By Walter C. Parker

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 31, 2011

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This new edition of the most popular elementary social studies methods text on the market houses a wealth of content, strategies, tools, and resources for teaching K–8 social studies. Writing with the same clarity, friendly tone, and solid content of previous editions, Parker details the mission of social studies education and explores the many ways this mission can be made to serve the full complement of learners in a diverse multicultural society. He lays out the elements of a strong social studies curriculum, explains effective teaching methods, and presents a wealth of field-tested examples, exercises, activities, and lesson plans that will enliven every social studies classroom.

Table of Contents

PART I: Introduction to Social Studies Education

Chapter 1:  Social Studies Education: What and Why

Chapter 2: Teaching Diverse Children

 

PART II: The Social Studies Curriculum

Chapter 3:  Democratic Citizenship Education

Chapter 4: History, Geography, and the Social Sciences

Chapter 5: Powerful Tools: Maps, Globes, Charts, and Graphics

Chapter 6: Current Events and Public Issues

 

PART III: Planning and Teaching Social Studies

Chapter 7: Assessing Student Learning

Chapter 8: Planning Units, Lessons, and Activities

Chapter 9: Five Great Teaching Strategies

Chapter 10: The Literacy—Social Studies Connection

Chapter 11: Social Studies as the Integrating Core

Chapter 12: Four Great Resources

 

Notes

Index

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Social Studies in Elementary Education, CourseSmart eTextbook, 14th Edition
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$65.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-703426-0