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The joyful learning framework from Engaging Minds in the Classroom: The Surprising Power of Joy
is a great approach for transforming tuned-out students into enthusiastic learners of social studies content. Discover strategies that help you connect social studies to real life while maintaining integration with standards, including the Common Core standards. In this guide you'll find
- Examples of social studies questions that further students' conceptual growth.
- An overview of the essential elements that influence social studies learning.
- Types of social studies projects that develop classroom community and reflect experiences beyond school.
- Ideas for engaging students in learning that includes authentic audiences and outcomes.
Find out how to create a student-centered classroom that enhances your own joy of teaching social studies.
(ASCD book, 2014) 7" x 9", 57 pages.