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The Essentials of Social Studies, K–8: Effective Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (Priorities in Practice series)
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In today's climate of accountability and high-stakes testing, many U.S. schools are choosing to focus on the three Rs to the exclusion of other subjects, including social studies. Yet it is more crucial than ever for schools to foster the qualities that will enable students to actively participate in a democratic and global society. The Essentials of Social Studies, Grades K–8 takes a look at how innovative educators are helping students to hone these skills. Readers of this book will learn more about
The future of the United States in no small part depends on how well social studies teachers prepare students to assume their responsibilities as citizens. The Essentials of Social Studies, Grades K–8 will help teachers rise to this considerable challenge.
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