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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 21, 2012 - 11:00 PM    "Workshop 4. Applying Themes and Disciplines" What do we teach? Working from the NCSS themes and standards, the onscreen teachers identify approaches to integrating disciplines while teaching social studies content. Classroom video segments illustrate effective strategies for teaching across the curriculum and provide an opportunity to reflect on teaching practices. The session ends with the teachers developing a lesson plan that incorporates a variety of themes and disciplines. D
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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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Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 8. Making Connections" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 8. Making Connections" (LEARN/CREATE)
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