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Teaching Social Studies Today: Effective Teaching in Today's Classroom


Shell Education
July 6, 2017

Book Details

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. 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, and today's 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.

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Teacher Created Materials develops innovative and imaginative materials and services for students, worldwide. Everything we do is created by teachers, for teachers and students, to make teaching more effective and learning more fun.
Once upon a time in 1977...Rachelle Cracchiolo started Teacher Created Materials with a friend and fellow teacher. Both were eager to share their ideas and passion for education with other classroom leaders. What began as a hobby, selling lesson plans to local stores, became a part-time job after a full day of teaching, and eventually blossomed into a nonstop opportunity to develop and grow Teacher Created Materials as a full-service company, and a welcome and familiar name in every classroom. The story continued in 2004 with the launch of Shell Education and the introduction of professional resources and classroom application books designed to support Teacher Created Materials curriculum resources. Today, Teacher Created Materials is one of the most recognized names in educational publishing around the world...and the story continues educationally ever after.

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