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Teaching Social Studies in Middle and Secondary Schools (4th Edition)

 
 
 
 
Teaching Social Studies in Middle and Secondary Schools (4th Edition)
Author: Peter H. Martorella - Candy Beal - Cheryl Mason Bo
ISBN 13: 9780131172449
ISBN 10: 131172441
Edition: 4
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2004-07-25
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 464
List Price: $118.20
 
 

This readable, accessible book offers prospective teachers a comprehensive introduction to teaching social studies to middle and secondary school students. With the purpose of social studies being the development of reflective, competent, concerned citizens, the book first examines the origins and evolution of social studies and citizenship education across the United States. Following this, targeted chapters address the art, science, and craft of social studies teaching as a means for engaging learners in knowledge construction. In the final section, the authors look at ways to improve social studies instruction through the incorporation of emerging technology into the social studies curriculum. For middle and secondary school social studies teachers.