Essentials of Middle and Secondary Social Studies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0203081927
  • ISBN-13: 9780203081921
  • DDC: 372.83044
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 328 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Building on the success of a much-loved elementary text, Essentials of Middle and Secondary Social Studies focuses on the key issues central to the actual teaching of middle and high school social studies, including lesson planning and inclusive instructional strategies. Written in an engaging, conversational style, the text encourages teachers in their development as professionals and enables them to effectively use creative and active learning strategies in the everyday classroom.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
1: Becoming a Professional Social Studies Teacher.
2: Contemporary Social Studies.
3: Instructional Planning for Social Studies.
4: Assessment and Evaluation in Social Studies.
5: Reading and Writing in Social Studies.
6: Social Studies and Diverse Learners.
7: Teaching Thinking, Problem Solving, and Skill Acquisition.
8: Cooperative Learning in Social Studies.
9: Drama, Role Play, and Simulations.
10: Issues-Centered Learning and Decision Making.
11: Technology and Media in Social Studies.
12: Lesson Plans for Secondary Social Studies.
About the Authors.