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Stimulate students' imagination and foster inquiry in social studies with standards-based curriculum drama!aThis resource describes an innovative approach for engaging students in the world of social studies through content-rich extended drama activities such as trials, legislative sessions, and international conferences. The author offers step-by-step guidelines for constructing curriculum dramas on essential social studies topics as a means to: Meet NCSS standardsBuild deep understanding of important contentEncourage critical thinking, cooperative learning, and emotional intelligence/character education

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412939294
ISBN-10: 1412939291
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 177mm x 15mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 19-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Dr. Catherine A. Franklin

Catherine A. Franklin is an assistant professor in the School of Education at The City College of the City University of New York. She teaches social studies education to both undergraduates and graduates. She began her career by teaching in schools around the world (e.g., Colombia, Japan). In New York City, she was a middle school classroom teacher for over ten years. Along with teaching social studies, literature, and writing to eighth-grade students, she worked as a cooperating teacher for student teachers who were placed in her classroom. She earned her EdD at Teachers College, Columbia University in the Curriculum and Teaching Department and her MA in international education from Lesley University. She consults on social studies education and curriculum design.