Educational Technology

Technology in the middle and secondary social studies classroom

Technology in the middle and secondary social studies classroom

by Scott Scheuerell

callnumbericon LB 1584.7 S35 2015       ED-61683

Language: English  

Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2015

Summary:     Technology in the Middle and Secondary Social Studies Classroom introduces pre-service teachers to the research underpinning the effective integration of technology into the social studies curriculum. Building off of established theoretical frameworks, veteran social studies teacher educator Scott Scheuerell shows how the implementation of key technologies in the classroom can help foster higher-level thinking among students. Plentiful, user-friendly examples illustrate how specific educational tools-including games, social media, flipped classrooms, and other emerging technologies-spur critical thinking and foster authentic intellectual work. A rigorous study, Technology in the Middle and Secondary Social Studies Classroom provides a comprehensive, up-to-date research framework for conceptualizing successful, technology-rich social studies classrooms.

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