Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary School eBook

Fourth Edition

Ruth Reynolds

Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary School eBook

Fourth Edition

Ruth Reynolds

ISBN:

9780190311377

Binding:

Ebook

Published:

24 Sep 2018

Availability:

Available

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$89.95 AUD

$102.99 NZD

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Description

Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary School, fourth edition, provides a comprehensive overview of how to teach in the humanities and social sciences areas of the curriculum, while providing practical strategies and contemporary teaching techniques to take into the classroom. Addressing the Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences, this text covers all four strands of the subject: History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship, and Economics and Business. The cross-curriculum priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia, and Sustainability are incorporated throughout each chapter. Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary School is an easy to read, accessible text and continues to be a solid foundation for pre-service primary teachers in the humanities and social sciences.


  • New to this Edition:
    • Updated to cover the Australian Curriculum HASS F-6/7 changes while also including examples that align with state curriculums
    • New chapters 3: Planning for Inquiry Learning, 10: Literacy in Humanities and Social Sciences and 11: Numeracy in Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Key points highlight the key elements within each chapter
    • Teaching ideas provide practical ideas for students to use on practicum
    • Additional ICT updates.

    Contents

    1. Humanities and Social Sciences in the Australian Curriculum
    2. Inquiry Pedagogy
    3. Planning for Inquiry Learning
    4. Civics and Citizenship
    5. Economics and Business
    6. Geography
    7. History
    8. Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences
    9. Global and Sustainable Education
    10. Literacy in Humanities and Social Sciences
    11. Numeracy in Humanities and Social Sciences
    12. Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

    Authors

    Ruth Reynolds - Associate Professor, The University of Newcastle.

    Student Resources

    Please note that the eBook version of Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary School, fourth edition, does not come with access to the supporting Oxford Ascend Student Resources. These are available to purchase separately.

    Lecturer Resources

    Lecturer Resources are available for lecturers prescribing Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary School, fourth edition, for their course:

    • Instructor’s resource manual
    • PowerPoints
    • Image bank of the figures and tables from the book.