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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: 31-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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