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ISBN-13 9780137034260ISBN-10 0137034261
ISBN-10 0137034253ISBN-13 9780137034253
Author(s): Walter C. Parker
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 504

This new edition of the most popular elementary social studies methods text on the market houses a wealth of content, strategies, tools, and resources for teaching K–8 social studies. Writing with the same clarity, friendly tone, and solid content of previous editions, Parker details the mission of social studies education and explores the many ways this mission can be made to serve the full complement of learners in a diverse multicultural society. He lays out the elements of a strong social studies curriculum, explains effective teaching methods, and presents a wealth of field-tested examples, exercises, activities, and lesson plans that will enliven every social studies classroom.