• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Teaching Civics in the Library: An Instructional and Historical Guide for School and Public Librarians (Paperback)
  • Teaching Civics in the Library: An Instructional and Historical Guide for School and Public Librarians (Paperback)
zoom

Teaching Civics in the Library: An Instructional and Historical Guide for School and Public Librarians (Paperback)

(author)
£41.50
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 30/10/2015
  • Publisher out of stock

Currently unavailable to order

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Civics education is "on the books" in all 50 states, yet civic illiteracy is astonishingly widespread, to the point only one-third of twelfth graders can explain the significance of the Declaration of Independence. Lending library and education leaders, school and public librarians, change agents, policy makers and politicians an inquiry not only into the historical and philosophical foundations of civics education, but also into the reasons for its alarming demise, this text explores the recommendations of civics education leaders, researchers, and scholars across the nation. The need for a return to early twentieth century civics education practices is detailed, along with the traditional and present-day role of America's libraries in developing a civic-minded populace. As a landmark hybrid treatise/practice guide, as well as a means to an end, the second half of the book urges school and public librarians to utilize high-interest trade books and carefully evaluated websites to immediately integrate civics education practices within educational and youth services offerings. Carefully constructed questions eliciting civic discussion, as well as detailed civic action/service project suggestions, are provided for all grade levels, along with civic-oriented reading promotion plans, collection development best practices, grant writing options, and extended units of learning.

Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
ISBN: 9780786496723
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 15 mm

You may also be interested in...

Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition
Added to basket
Spelling Today for Ages 9-10
Added to basket
Basic Skills Book 4
Added to basket
Nursery Activity: Book 1
Added to basket
How to Teach Story Writing at Key Stage 1
Added to basket
Spelling Today for Ages 5-6
Added to basket
Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers
Added to basket
Singing French (Book + CD)
Added to basket
£19.99
Mixed media product
Mental Arithmetic 2 Answers
Added to basket
Speed Up!
Added to basket
£15.99
Paperback
Sign Language Link
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.