Book Title: Social Studies Worksheets Don′t Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain
Author: Marcia L. Tate
Bring social studies to life in your classroom!
Best-selling author Marcia L. Tate brings her trademark "dendrite-growing" teaching strategies to this practitioner-friendly collection of brain-compatible strategies for engaging K–12 students in social studies. Included are 20 proven methods and more than 200 grade-leveled activities for applying them, including samples lesson plans. Teachers will find concrete ways to integrate national social studies content standards into their curriculum with visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile experiences that maximize retention, including:
- Project-based and problem-based instruction
- Storytelling, music, and humor
- Graphic organizers, semantic maps, and word webs
- Internet projects