Kingston, Jamaica
University of the West Indies Press
Social studies curriculum and methods for the Caribbean
9789766401252
316 pages
Education
Social sciences - Study and teaching (Secondary) - Caribbean, English-speaking.
Curriculum planning - Caribbean, English-speaking.
Contents8
Preface17
Acknowledgements20
1. Social Studies Is Citizenship Education22
2. The Social Studies Curriculum According to Theories of Growth and Development36
3. How Students Learn Best69
4. Methods, Learning Activities, and Strategies for Teaching Social Studies87
5. Applying Methods, Techniques, and Strategies116
6. Audio-Visual Aids for Teaching Social Studies156
7. The Three Taxonomies179
8. Practising the Skill of Asking Questions194
9. Identifying and Writing Complete Behavioural Objectives210
10. How Facts, Concepts, and Generalizations Become Knowledge225
11. Teaching by the Problem-Solving Method254
12. Evaluating Growth and Development Learning, Thinking, and Performance278
13. Planning to Teach Social Studies305
Glossary328
References337