Social Studies Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain (Paperback)
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Social Studies Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 19/01/2012
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Best-selling author and renowned educator Marcia L. Tate brings her trademark practicality to teachers seeking the latest brain-compatible tools for engaging students and bringing social studies to life in the classroom. This resource includes 20 proven brain-compatible strategies and more than 200 grade-leveled activities for applying them. Teachers will find concrete ways to integrate national social studies content standards into their curriculum with visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile experiences that maximize retention, including: Project-based and problem-based instructionWork-study and apprenticeshipsGraphic organizers, semantic maps, and word webs Technology, including internet projects This book provides a wealth of K-12 examples showing how to apply these 20 powerful teaching strategies to the ten themes of social studies, including sample lesson plans, and demonstrates how teachers can plan and deliver their own unforgettable lessons. Each chapter offers real-life examples; a what, why, and how for each strategy; activities; and note pages for brainstorming how to implement these exciting ideas.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412998758
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 540 g
Dimensions: 279 x 215 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This book highlights strategies teachers can use to promote deeper understanding of social studies content. When you teach for understanding, the end result will be improved test scores." -- Cathy Hix, K-12 Social Studies Specialist
"Social Studies Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites provides current best practices for using engaging activities and big-picture questions to hook kids on the study of history and the social sciences. I'd recommend it to all aspiring history teachers!" -- Kerry Dunne, K-12 Social Studies Director

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