About The Book
In the twenty-?rst century, our high schools are increasingly challenged to provide young people with new skills that are different from those around...
which we have organized our educational system in the past. Handbook for Teaching Secondary School Social Studies is a guide, a tool, and a reference for pre-service and in-service teachers, clarifying the most effective ways to teach social studies in secondary school classrooms. Its intention is to help teachers become creative practitioners who can motivate students, create stimulating learning environments, and bring the core disciplines of social studies to life. Its goal, in effect, is to help teachers make social scientists of their students. The information contained in this book will enable teachers to become the catalyst for students? transformation into cognizant, confident citizens capable of making a difference in our world. The handbook is brief and manageable, yet it provides pre-service and in-service teachers with comprehensive and in-depth coverage of research-based pedagogy, planning skills, standards-based instructional delivery approaches, and grade-level expectations for the core disciplines of the social studies. Titles of related interest also from Waveland Press: Dynneson et al., Designing Effective Instruction for Secondary Social Studies, Third Edition (ISBN 9781577665199); Farris, Elementary and Middle School Social Studies: An Interdisciplinary, Multicultural Approach, Seventh Edition (ISBN 9781478622802); and Stockard-Wogan, Activities for Elementary School Social Studies, Third Edition (ISBN 9781577666721).