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Title: Powerful Social Studies Planning


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Powerful Social Studies Planning
  • Developing Powerful Social Studies Units

2
Creating Meaningful Units
  • The most effective teachersdo not diffuse their
    efforts by covering too many topics
    superficially.
  • teachers select and present content to students
    in ways that connect it with the students
    interests and with local history, cultures, and
    issues.
  • There exists a systematic effort to increase
    awareness and validate the diversity found in the
    community by involving family members or local
    ethnic or cultural groups, encouraging students
    to share their cultural knowledge and
    experiences, and involving students in the
    community.

3
Creating Active Units
  • actively make curricular plans and adjustments
    including
  • (1) update continuously the subject matter
    knowledge and related pedagogical knowledge
    needed to teach effectively
  • (2) adjust goals and content to students needs
  • (3) participate as a learner and model the joy of
    discovering new knowledge
  • (4) use a variety of instructional materials
    (photos, maps, films, videos, textbooks,
    literature, databases, websites)

4
Creating Active Units (p.2)
  • (5) plan field trips, visits to the class by
    resource people to help students relate their
    learning to their lives outside of school
  • (6) plan lessons that introduce content and
    encourage students to process it actively, think
    about it critically and creatively, and explore
    its implications
  • (7) develop current or local examples that relate
    content to students lives

5
Creating Active Units (p.3)
  • (8) plan sequences of questions that allow for
    numerous responses and stimulate reflective
    discussion
  • (9) encourage students to assume increasing
    responsibility for learning
  • (10) encourage students to behave as a community
    of learners
  • (11) use assessment and evaluation methods that
    are compatible with instructional methods

6
Include Authentic Activities
  • Cooperative learning
  • Models or plans
  • Dramatic recreations of historical events
  • Role-play and simulations
  • Interviews
  • Collecting data in the community
  • Participating in community events
  • Local community improvement efforts
  • Volunteer work
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Title: Powerful Social Studies Planning


1
Powerful Social Studies Planning
  • Developing Powerful Social Studies Units

2
Creating Meaningful Units
  • The most effective teachersdo not diffuse their
    efforts by covering too many topics
    superficially.
  • teachers select and present content to students
    in ways that connect it with the students
    interests and with local history, cultures, and
    issues.
  • There exists a systematic effort to increase
    awareness and validate the diversity found in the
    community by involving family members or local
    ethnic or cultural groups, encouraging students
    to share their cultural knowledge and
    experiences, and involving students in the
    community.

3
Creating Active Units
  • actively make curricular plans and adjustments
    including
  • (1) update continuously the subject matter
    knowledge and related pedagogical knowledge
    needed to teach effectively
  • (2) adjust goals and content to students needs
  • (3) participate as a learner and model the joy of
    discovering new knowledge
  • (4) use a variety of instructional materials
    (photos, maps, films, videos, textbooks,
    literature, databases, websites)

4
Creating Active Units (p.2)
  • (5) plan field trips, visits to the class by
    resource people to help students relate their
    learning to their lives outside of school
  • (6) plan lessons that introduce content and
    encourage students to process it actively, think
    about it critically and creatively, and explore
    its implications
  • (7) develop current or local examples that relate
    content to students lives

5
Creating Active Units (p.3)
  • (8) plan sequences of questions that allow for
    numerous responses and stimulate reflective
    discussion
  • (9) encourage students to assume increasing
    responsibility for learning
  • (10) encourage students to behave as a community
    of learners
  • (11) use assessment and evaluation methods that
    are compatible with instructional methods

6
Include Authentic Activities
  • Cooperative learning
  • Models or plans
  • Dramatic recreations of historical events
  • Role-play and simulations
  • Interviews
  • Collecting data in the community
  • Participating in community events
  • Local community improvement efforts
  • Volunteer work
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