Social Studies in Elementary Education, Enhanced Pearson Etext with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package [With Access Code] (What's New in Curriculum & Instruction) (Loose Leaf)
Provides a wealth of content, strategies, tools, and resources for teaching K-8 social studies. KEY TOPICS: Education, teaching, curriculum and instruction, social studies teaching, social studies teacher education. MARKET Beginning and new elementary and middle school social studies teachers.
Walter Parker teaches in the College of Education at the University of Washington in Seattle. He studies K-12 social studies education and, in particular, the civic development of youth. He is especially interested in the ways civic education, multicultural education, and global education overlap. His other books include Teaching Democracy: Unity and Diversity in Public Life (2003); and Social Studies Today: Research & Practice (2015). Walter was born and raised in Englewood, Colorado, on Denver's south side, and taught social studies for ten years in Adams County on Denver's north side. Terence Beck teaches in the School of Education at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. He works with aspiring K-12 teachers in the areas of social studies and literacy education. He also teaches classes focused on issues of education and social justice. Terence is particularly interested in classroom conversations that engage diverse students in thinking and exploring big and often controversial ideas. Terence taught in elementary and middle schools for 11 years before serving nine years as an elementary school principal.