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Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12

The Social Studies in Action teaching practices library, professional development guide, and companion Web site bring to life the National Council for the Social Studies standards. Blending content and methodology, the video library documents 24 teachers and their students in K-12 classrooms across the country actively exploring the social studies. Lively, provocative, and educationally sound, these lessons are designed to inspire thoughtful conversations and reflections on teaching practices in the social studies.

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Friday, Feb 8, 2013 - 1:53 AM
"Middle East Conflict"
Justin Zimmerman is a sixth-grade teacher at Magnolia School in Joppa, Maryland, about 30 miles north of Baltimore. Mr. Zimmerman explores the claims to land in the Middle East from three major religions — Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. After learning about the geography of the area, the students begin to explore the region. D

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More Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12 on IDAHO (MT)
Friday, Feb 8, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Population and Resource Distribution" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 8, 2013 - 1:26 AM "Landmark Supreme Court Cases" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 8, 2013 - 1:53 AM "Middle East Conflict" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 8, 2013 - 2:30 AM "Public Opinion and the Vietnam War" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Standards Overview, 9-12" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Migration from Latin America" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - 2:26 AM "Competing Ideologies" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Economic Dilemmas and Solutions" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 1:26 AM "Gender-Based Distinctions" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 1:53 AM "Individual In Society" (IDAHO)

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