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More like life itself : simulations as powerful and purposeful social studies

Author: Cory Wright-Maley
Publisher: Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Inc, [2019]
Series: Teaching and learning social studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite the evidence that simulations have an important role to play in the teaching of social studies, they remain an underutilized approach to the discipline. Teachers need support to develop a new  Read more...

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More like life itself.
Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Inc, [2018]
(DLC) 2018025307
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cory Wright-Maley
ISBN: 9781641133227 1641133228
OCLC Number: 1047282899
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Foreword, Jack Zevin. Introduction, Cory Wright-Maley. Part I: Designing Simulations. Chapter 1. Thinking Through Simulation Design: Toward the Mediation of Choice Architectures, Cory Wright-Maley. Behind the Curtain: An Epistemic Design Process for Democratic Media Education Simulations, Jeremy Stoddard, Zachari Swiecki, and David Williamson Shaffer. Interpersonal and Curricular Dimensions of Simulations: Lessons from a Sophomore Civics Classroom, Brian Girard. Part II: Implementing Simulations. Beyond Facts and Fun: The Need for Purposeful Simulations, Hilary Dack, Stephanie van Hover, and David Hicks. Two Paths to Successful Implementation of Simulations in the Social Studies Classroom, Cory Wright-Maley. Fostering Simulation Teaching Cultures and Capacities through Professional Learning Communities, Daniel T. Bordwell and Robb Virgin. Part III: Leveraging Student Engagement. Making Players out of Haters: Learning to Love the Social Studies, Christopher D. Moore. Super-Seniors as Superpowers: Developing Understanding Through Immersion in Simulated Worlds, Esther Bizzarro and David Gerwin. Part IV: Teaching And Learning With Simulations. From Design to Deed: A Guide to Simulating Government and Politics on the AP Platform, Walter C. Parker and Jane C. Lo.Simulations as Tools for Teaching Historical Agency: A Case Study in Finland, Jukka Rantala. Harnessing the Monsoon Winds: Promoting and Constraining Imagination in Historical Simulations, Jeffery D. Nokes. Simulating Economic Activity in the Classroom, Cheryl A. Ayers. Exploring Cross-Cultural Responsiveness and Critical Consciousness in Social Studies Education with the Barnga Simulation, Nancy P. Gallavan and Angela Webster. Promoting Global Perspectives in Students: The GlobalEd Simulation, Kimberly A. Lawless and Scott W. Brown. Contributors.
Series Title: Teaching and learning social studies.
Responsibility: edited by Cory Wright-Maley.

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