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Description - 50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms by Kathryn M. Obenchain

Here are 50 strategies for creating meaningful social studies experiences for K-8 students -- four overarching and forty-six specific strategies --organized alphabetically, accompanied by assessment tools, and introduced by grade level and National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) standards indicators. Features:Linking of strategies to NCSS standards-Including an explanation of the standards at the front of the book. Prepares students to work in an increasingly standards-based, test-based educational environment.Thorough description of each strategy-Including rationale for its appropriateness and references to respected research. Ensures students the benefits of current scholarship in the field.Applications and Ideas section with each strategy-Provide either a classroom application or an assessment tool. Teaches students to recognize the difference between what a teacher taught and what his/her students learned. Illustrates strategies "in action" in real classrooms with real learners.Procedural Recommendations section with each strategy-Outlines how to prepare for, facilitate, and direct the strategy. Gives students a guide for using the strategy in their own first classroom.References and Resources section with each strategy-Lists scholarly support, additional readings, websites, and/or helpful organizations. Provides reliable information for further study and research.Technology icons throughout the text-Tag strategies that call for the use of classroom technology. Illustrates ways to take advantage of the Internet, digital photography, software, and the like in real classrooms with real learners.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780131742499
ISBN-10: 0131742493
Format: Paperback
(276mm x 210mm x mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Pearson
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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