Sixth Edition Effective Teaching in Elementary Social Studies Tom V. Savage David G. Armstrong Widely praised as practical and user-friendly, Effective Teaching in Elementary Social Studies, Six Edition, offers a clear overview of the social sciences to strengthen preservice teachers'content knowledge and outlines effective methods for teaching social studies in today's diverse classrooms. In tune with the reality of limited classroom time to deovte to social studies instruction, the authors suggest ways teachers can integrate the social studies with other subject areas (see Chapter 11). Highlighting the importance of teaching social studies to foster the development of thoughtful, involved citizens and cognizant of the realities of teaching today, Savage and Armstrong provide a resource for learning today and teaching tomorrow. New to this edition: 40 new and revised Lesson Ideashelp you plan, teach, and assess social studies lessons (for example, see page 197, Lesson Idea 8-3). Chapter 5, Selecting Teaching Approaches for Knowledge Acquisition Chapter 6, Selecting Teaching Approaches for Knowledge Discovery More coverage of teaching research skills, time, and chronology (see Chapter 7) Increased focus on backward planning, helping teachers align learning objectives with learning outcomes (see Chapter 10) New section on grading strategies to help teachers select assessments that focus on important educational outcomes (see Chapter 12)David G. Armstrong is the author of 'Effective Teaching in Elementary Social Studies (6th Edition)', published 2007 under ISBN 9780131738430 and ISBN 0131738437.