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Performance-Based Curriculum for Social Studies: From Knowing to Showing (From Knowing to Showing)

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Prove that you're meeting national standards! Develop a performance-based curriculum based on national standards in each core subject. Each book includes key competencies, concepts, and content as well as performance benchmarks and assessment standards for Grades 3, 5, 8, and 12.

Synopsis:

Performance-Based Curriculum for Social Studies offers you a unique model for creating school, district, or classroom curricula that shifts the focus-from content alone-to a more balanced one that aligns curriculum quality and context with content.

Synopsis:

Performance-Based Curriculum for Social Studies offers you a unique model for creating school, district, or classroom curricula that shifts the focus-from content alone - to a more balanced one that aligns curriculum quality and context with content. offers you a unique model for creating school, district, or classroom curricula that shifts the focus-from content alone - to a more balanced one that aligns curriculum quality and context with content.

Here's a framework for designing your own performance-based curriculum. Based on the standards set by the National Council for the Social Studies, this guide presents examples drawn from real-life contexts, with specific benchmarks for Grades 3, 5, 8, and 12. These practical tools help you assess your program's effectiveness on a continuing basis.

The benchmarks and examples will allow you to teach your students how they can: Identify the problem to be solved Use multiple problem-solving strategies Apply what they learn to other problems Be able to show how and why as well as what

One section looks closely at the technology connections for school curriculum. It examines how the five central learning actions in performance-based curriculum-access, interpret, produce, disseminate, and evaluate-can be greatly enhanced when used in conjunction with technology. In addition, it shows you how your curriculum can incorporate technology as content.

Put together a curriculum that helps your students learn how to learn, not just memorize data. Engage your students in actively acquiring knowledge. Teach them how to show what they know by applying what they've learned to real-life situations-and that learning never stops.

The bookincludes templates and reproducible masters to make designing your own curriculum easier.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803965010
Author:
Burz, Helen L
Publisher:
Corwin Publishers
Author:
Burz, Helen L.
Author:
Marshall, Kit
Location:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. :
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Curriculum planning
Subject:
Social sciences
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Workbooks
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Social Science
Subject:
Competency based education -- United States.
Subject:
Curriculum planning -- United States.
Subject:
Social sciences -- Study and teaching.
Subject:
Education-Teaching Social Studies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 115-117.
Series:
From Knowing to Showing
Publication Date:
19971231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11.00x8.25x.27 in. .67 lbs.

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Performance-Based Curriculum for Social Studies offers you a unique model for creating school, district, or classroom curricula that shifts the focus-from content alone-to a more balanced one that aligns curriculum quality and context with content.

"Synopsis" by ,

Performance-Based Curriculum for Social Studies offers you a unique model for creating school, district, or classroom curricula that shifts the focus-from content alone - to a more balanced one that aligns curriculum quality and context with content. offers you a unique model for creating school, district, or classroom curricula that shifts the focus-from content alone - to a more balanced one that aligns curriculum quality and context with content.

Here's a framework for designing your own performance-based curriculum. Based on the standards set by the National Council for the Social Studies, this guide presents examples drawn from real-life contexts, with specific benchmarks for Grades 3, 5, 8, and 12. These practical tools help you assess your program's effectiveness on a continuing basis.

The benchmarks and examples will allow you to teach your students how they can: Identify the problem to be solved Use multiple problem-solving strategies Apply what they learn to other problems Be able to show how and why as well as what

One section looks closely at the technology connections for school curriculum. It examines how the five central learning actions in performance-based curriculum-access, interpret, produce, disseminate, and evaluate-can be greatly enhanced when used in conjunction with technology. In addition, it shows you how your curriculum can incorporate technology as content.

Put together a curriculum that helps your students learn how to learn, not just memorize data. Engage your students in actively acquiring knowledge. Teach them how to show what they know by applying what they've learned to real-life situations-and that learning never stops.

The bookincludes templates and reproducible masters to make designing your own curriculum easier.

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