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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, Feb 4, 2012 - 11:00 PM    "Workshop 6. Engaging Students In Active Learning" How do we engage students in active learning? In this session, the teachers examine the elements of authentic instruction and cooperative learning to identify ways of engaging students in social studies content. They review the importance of questioning in relation to higher-order thinking and explore classroom strategies to stimulate thinking and bring social studies concepts to life for their students.. D
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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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Saturday, Apr 14, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 1. Teaching Social Studies" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Apr 14, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 1. Teaching Social Studies" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 2. Teaching for Understanding" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 2. Teaching for Understanding" (LEARN/CREATE)
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