Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies

Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies

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Randi Stone transports readers into the lively classrooms of award-winning teachers in this collection of outstanding methods for teaching social studies to diverse elementary, middle, and high school learners. Like its companion volumes for teaching writing, mathematics, and science, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies presents firsthand accounts from educators offering fresh ideas and inquiry-based techniques to build student confidence, increase academic achievement, and develop critical thinking skills. Highlights include master teachers' tips on how to: Organize and produce oral history projects Use technology to explore diversity Teach the art of geography and the geography of art Put the qsocialq back into social studies, and more! Beginning and experienced teachers alike will discover an abundance of creative teaching practices to strengthen the social studies curriculum.That same subculture might condone intensity in their social milieu, but not in response to what a history teacher is directing. ... Having been an essay grader for the College Board (they supervise the AP exams) for many years, I know how rigorously ... At the same time, I take an inclusive attitude toward the nature of the students who enroll in AP U.S. history. ... For example, on Monday I may begin a class period with the question, a€œWhat do you think was the most important program ofanbsp;...

Title:Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies
Author:Randi Stone
Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. - 2015-07-28


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