Teaching Elementary Social Studies Principles and Applications, by Zarrillo, James J.
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- ISBN: 9780132565516 | 013256551X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/22/2011
Learn how to meet the needs of the diverse students in your first classroom through this unique elementary social studies methods textbook. With a unifying theme of diversity, it emphasizes differentiated instruction and meeting the needs of all students, including#xA0;special#xA0;attention to#xA0;English learners, children with mild learning disabilities, and gifted students.#xA0; Chapters#xA0;on differentiated instruction (Chapter 2) and culturally-responsive teaching (Chapter 3) provide#xA0;a strong foundation and context for the#xA0;strategies#xA0;and teaching tips that follow in later chapters. Reflecting the#xA0;national trends toward standards-based instruction and greater utilization of technology, this book is#xA0;a great resource for your first classroom#xA0;and beyond.#xA0;Read and reference this text for#xA0;comprehensive coverage including#xA0;chapters on the history and current status of social studies; lesson and unit planning; cooperative learning; critical thinking; technology; assessment; integrating the language arts, the visual arts, and the performing arts; citizenship education; history and geography; and the other social sciences. Finally, instructors and students have praised earlier editions of this book because of its pragmatic and accessible style. For elementary Social Studies teachers. #xA0;