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Accelerating Student Learning and Motivation in Your Social Studies Classes: Hands-On Activities and Engaging Projects, Grades 6-12

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Betty Ziskovsky shares her wealth of innovative ideas for engaging all students in social studies classes, including tips and best practices for supporting the wide range of learners in your classroom. You will learn dozens of hands-on ideas and valuable resources to build an invigorating and exciting learning environment for both you and your students.

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Here's what you'll learn:

  • insights on how to re-energize yourself as a social studies teacher and broaden your ability to support your students
  • specific strategies for role playing, simulations and virtual time machine travel to deepen students’ understanding
  • how to use the new generation 3R’s – Rigor, Relevance and Relationships – to promote and facilitate student learning, self-efficacy and growth
  • high-interest techniques that demonstrate how history can be used to address today’s problems
  • how to easily adapt your existing curriculum to keep both your gifted students and those who are struggling motivated, engaged and enthused
  • how to evaluate student learning using authentic, real-world assessments that truly test higher-order thinking skills and capabilities
  • effective ways to develop circumspect and vertical thinkers by infusing your program with critical problem solving and high-interest “dilemma analysis” activities
  • practical ways to apply the most current research in brain and learning theories to benefit your students and your program
  • new culture-based techniques for differentiating instruction to meet the needs of ESL students and those from diverse backgrounds
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