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ISBN-13 9780133741421ISBN-10 0133741427
ISBN-10 013374096XISBN-13 9780133740967
Author(s): Kathryn M. Obenchain; Ronald V. Morris
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2015 Pages: 264

Pre-service and practicing teachers get well-explained, useful, meaningful ideas—including 50 ready-to-use strategies—for engaging elementary and middle school students in learning social studies.

50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms,4/e contains 50 proven strategies for teaching K-8 social studies. Each strategy is organized in the same format including a research-based introduction followed by procedural recommendations, ideas for classroom implantation, differentiation, assessment with accompanying rubric, and references and resources.  At the beginning of each strategy, teachers are provided with information to help them choose appropriate strategies, supported by grade level, NCSS curriculum standards, and matching 21st Century Skills. Where appropriate, a “tech” icon indicates that the strategy makes substantial use of current technology, especially Web 2.0 technology

50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms provides the ideal teaching and learning experience through:

  • Strategies organized for flexibility and ease of use.

  • Updating, revisions, and additions to the strategies in the new Fourth Edition.