Summary: 50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms, Third Edition,is a must-have resource for any teacher seeking to incorporate 21 st Century Themes and Skills in the classroom.Connecting theory, research, and practice, it provides 50 practical strategies for creating meaningful social studies experiences for K-8 students, includingeight overarching and forty-two specific strategies organized alphabetically for easy reference. Each strategy is accompanied by assessment tools, grade lev ...show moreel and National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) standards indicators, and references and websites providing numerous examples and tools for practical application in today's classrooms. This is the perfect sourcebook of ideas to guide teacher candidates through successful social studies student teaching and field experiences and then carry into their future classrooms. It also makes a handy resource for practicing teachers who seek fresh ideas and approaches for teaching social studies effectively. New to This Edition NEW organization of textbegins witheight(instead of three)overarching strategies,organized conceptually, followed by42 Social Studies-specific strategiesto prepare for and then implement meaningful social studies teaching and learning. New Primary Sources (Strategy 7)represents a combination of three related strategies (Artifacts, Public Records, and Primary Records) in the previous edition to improve organization and make room for new strategies. Revised Field Trips (Strategy 18)reflects a combination of Field Trips of Distinction and Virtual Field Trips strategies from the previous edition, done to more thoroughly explore the topic of field trips for students in one place and to allow for some new strategies. Five new strategiesoffer current and practical ideas to enhance the 21 st Century classroom includingDeveloping Multiple Perspectives (Strategy 3), Questioning (Strategy 7), Digital Storytelling (Strategy 16), Music History (Strategy ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 3RD 11
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