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Teaching Social Studies Today 2nd EditionISBN: 9781425812102
This updated version of Teaching Social Studies Today 2nd Edition is grounded in the latest research and best practices and provides teachers with the necessary components to create comprehensive social studies units. Authored by Kathleen Kopp, this invaluable resource will provide K-12 educators with the tools to develop and implement standards-based social studies curriculum that will help raise the level of social studies education at each specific grade level and incorporate all dimensions of the C3 framework.
Teachers will be able to refocus on social studies as a core content area and incorporate the most current social studies framework and standards including college and career readiness standards.Additionally, they will learn how to effectively use and incorporate primary sources and other relevant social studies resources into their lessons.
Specific hands-on strategies will help teachers integrate science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) into the social studies curriculum to create a pathway for students to develop twenty-first century skills. With a variety of assessment strategies that provide both formative and summative assessments, this book is an essential professional development resource for both new and experienced educators.