Tools for Teaching Social Studies: A How-to Handbook of Useful Ideas and Practical Solutions

byJim Parsons, Mariah Schroder

Paperback | June 24, 2015

Tools for Teaching Social Studies: A How-to Handbook of Useful Ideas and Practical Solutions by Jim Parsons
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Engage your students AND keep your sanity with classroom-tested tools. Tools for Teaching Social Studies delivers a wealth of practical solutions for classroom success—all grounded in solid educational philosophy. A lifeline for new social studies teachers and a source of inspiration and ideas for experienced teachers, this book offers you a boost at every stage of your career. Based on a master teacher’s four decades of experience, this top-notch toolkit is packed with strategies:

  • Learn five key teaching principles that put you and your students on the path to success.
  • Discover your unique style.
  • Connect with your students.
  • Set and achieve realistic professional and personal goals.
  • Stay organized and manage your time effectively.
  • Empower yourself as a teacher.
  • Avoid burn-out.
  • Facilitate effective group work.
  • Create engaging learning plans.
  • Make the right use of social media. And much more!
Jim Parsons, PhD, has been a professor at the University of Alberta for 40 years. He is the author of over 100 books and 200 educational articles. He is an active educational researcher and the editor of two journals: The Canadian Journal for Teacher Research and the Northwest Journal of Teacher Education. His areas of interest are res...
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Title:Tools for Teaching Social Studies: A How-to Handbook of Useful Ideas and Practical SolutionsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:312 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:312 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.7 inPublished:June 24, 2015Publisher:Brush EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550595806

ISBN - 13:9781550595802

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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