Active Experiences for Active Children: Social Studies

Paperback | September 13, 2005

byCarol Seefeldt, Alice Galper

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This useful guide contains an overview of theory, many practical activities, observation forms, curriculum planning ideas and sample webs for teachers, and letters to parents for planning social studies curriculum for preschoolers and primary-grade students. 

 

It has been updated to include:

  • A new chapter on Different Kinds of Families
  • Integrated social studies standards
  • An emphasis on inquiry skills

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  This useful guide contains an overview of theory, many practical activities, observation forms, curriculum planning ideas and sample webs for teachers, and letters to parents for planning social studies curriculum for preschoolers and primary-grade students.    It has been updated to include: A new chapter on Different Kinds ...

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This useful guide contains an overview of theory, many practical activities, observation forms, curriculum planning ideas and sample webs for teachers, and letters to parents for planning social studies curriculum for preschoolers and primary-grade students.Key changes include a new chapter on Different Kinds of Families, integrated so...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 10.7 × 8.5 × 0.6 inPublished:September 13, 2005Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0131707485

ISBN - 13:9780131707481

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Experiences and Education: Putting Dewey's Theory into Practice

Chapter 2  Active Children-Active Environments

Chapter 3  Building Connections to Home and Community Through Active Experiences

Chapter 4  Experiences and Social Studies Content

Chapter 5  Different Kinds of Families

Chapter 6  The Past is Present: History for Young Children

Chapter 7  Earth: The Place We Live

Chapter 8  Mapping for Young Children

Chapter 9  Making and Keeping Friends

Chapter 10  Wants and Needs: Beginning Economic Concepts

Chapter 11  Living in a Democracy: From Choices to Voting

Chapter 12  Valuing Diversity