The world is ever changing and the way students experience social studies should reflect the environment in which they live and learn. Digital Social Studies explores research, effective teaching strategies, and technologies for social studies practice in the digital age. The digital age of education is more prominent than ever and it is an appropriate time to examine the blending of the digital age and the field of social studies. What is digital social studies? Why do we need it and what is its purpose? What will social studies look like in the future? The contributing authors of this volume seek to explain, through an array of ideas and visions, what digital social studies can/should look like, while providing research and rationales for why digital social studies is needed and important. This volume includes twenty-two scholarly chapters discussing relevant topics of importance to digital social studies. The twenty-two chapters are divided into two sections. This stellar collection of writings includes contributions from leading scholars like Cheryl Mason Bolick, Michael Berson, Elizabeth Washington, Linda Bennett, and many more.We actively integrate these strategies into our lessons and utilize a variety of technology tools to support student learning. Graphic Organizer Creation Tools Inspiration (http://www.inspiration.com) software is a user-friendly tool for creating advanced organizers that we have used for years. This software ... called Inspiration Maps (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/inspiration-maps/ id510173686? ls=1aamp;mt=8).
|Title||:||Digital Social Studies|
|Author||:||William B. Russell III, Ph.D.|
|Publisher||:||IAP - 2013-12-01|