Essentials of Elementary Social Studies (Part of the Essentials of Classroom Teaching Series), Third Edition
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:9/5/2003 - Allyn Bacon
By: Thomas N. Turner
Teaching is not an easy profession. New teachers especially want reference sources that will advise them on planning lessons, the use of textbooks, the use of computers, and study skills, among many other topics. This book is designed to cover all the basics for elementary social studies teachers. Additionally, the NCSS, or National Council of Social Studies, standards are explained. This book presents the essentials of pertinent research, valued classroom methodology, and current practice in teaching elementary social studies. It is ideal for readers who teach "block" courses where more than one content area's methods are taught, or for general methods courses covering specific subjects. Topics include making plans to teach, textbooks and their uses, and computers as a tool for social studies learning. Social studies teachers, especially new ones, and university professors of education.