Chapter 12: Technology in Social Studies (Using Simulations (Influnces…
Chapter 12: Technology in Social Studies
Influnces students to become more active in historical situations
Students become role makers in the situations, giving them cognitive thinking skills
It brings real world data and situated movies to motivate students
Teaching with Simulations
Role Playing History
Digital Story telling
Students use personal narrative to explore history, politics, economies, and geography
An assignment which allows a child to make their own digital story, gives them a way to explore events in multiple perspectives.
Electric Research Stragtegies
Students anaylase information by assessing summaries and data "pictures"
It teaches children to relay on the internet for reliable, up-to-date information for school work and eventually for adult life.
Virtual field trips
This gives students a richer, more comprehensive perspective of the world around them.
Exposing students to culture, sights, and events while being budget friendly.
Geospatial Analysis Strageties
Allows students to examine the world through data sets within the spatial environment
It also influences children to go into nature and examine locations first hand