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Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5

This video workshop provides a methodology framework for teaching social studies, with a focus on creating effective citizens. The eight video programs feature K-5 teachers exploring social studies themes, theories of learning, teaching strategies, and ways to connect social studies to the world beyond the classroom. Led by social studies educator Mary A. McFarland, the onscreen participants reflect on fundamental issues in teaching and learning social studies through discussions, debates, and activities that can be adapted to a K-5 curriculum. With the companion Web site and guide, this video workshop provides a stimulating learning experience for individual teachers or professional . . .

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Saturday, Jan 14, 2012 - 11:00 PM    "Workshop 3. Exploring Unity and Diversity" Who do we teach? Because themes of unity and diversity surface within both academic content and classroom climate, this session focuses on strategies for teaching provocative issues in social studies as well as methods of addressing a diversity of learners. The onscreen teachers examine national documents for themes of unity and diversity, explore Howard Gardner. D
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Saturday, Jan 14, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 3. Exploring Unity and Diversity" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jan 15, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 3. Exploring Unity and Diversity" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jan 21, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 4. Applying Themes and Disciplines" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jan 22, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 4. Applying Themes and Disciplines" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jan 28, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 5. Using Resources" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jan 29, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 5. Using Resources" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 4, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 6. Engaging Students In Active Learning" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 5, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 6. Engaging Students In Active Learning" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 11, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 7. Assessing Students" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 7. Assessing Students" (LEARN/CREATE)
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