2 edition of More than social studies found in the catalog.
More than social studies
|Statement||by Alice Miel and Peggy Brogan.|
|Series||Prentice-Hall education series|
|Contributions||Brogan, Peggy, 1916- joint author.|
|LC Classifications||LB1584 .M48|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||452|
|LC Control Number||57011356|
In recent years, less than 20 percent of U.S. teens report reading a book, magazine or newspaper daily for pleasure, while more than 80 percent say they use social media every day, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. (). More Than Just Pictures: Using Picture Story Books to Broaden Young Learners' Social Consciousness. The Social Studies: Vol. 92, No. 1, pp.
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NCSS and CBC. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Miel, Alice, More than social studies. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, (OCoLC) I have used Houghton-Miffin Social Studies books in my Home School for two years now and I would highly recommend them because they are really well written.
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The books that appear in these annotated book lists were evaluated and selected by a Book Review Committee appointed by National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and assembled in cooperation with the Children’s Book Council (CBC).
Although many are appropriate for more than one. You’re so right that social studies is about more than history and geography. Most of these ideas can be applied to lessons about other aspects of social studies, like civics and economics.
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Home» Browse» Education» Curriculum and Instruction» Social Studies Education» Teaching Social Studies. Textbook assignments can be more interesting than answering the questions at the back of the chapter. While research-based assignments are important, teaching students to get every last bit of information from the textbook is also useful.
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