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Social Studies and Exceptional Learners

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New from NCSS! Carefully designed lesson plans for teaching economics, geography, history, and civics to exceptional learners.

Authors Darren Minarik and Timothy Lintner bring together the latest research in special education and social studies in this easy-to-use guide for educators at all levels from elementary through high school. Minarik and Lintner offer carefully designed lesson plans for teaching economics, geography, history, and civics to exceptional learners at each of the elementary, middle, and high school levels. The lessons are aligned with the national social studies standards and the C3 Framework for social studies state standards.

Warren ZanesWarren Zanes, a New York Times bestselling author and producer of the Oscar-winning documentary Twenty Feet from Stardom, will address the 96th NCSS Annual Conference, being held in Washington D.C., December 2-4, 2016.

Social Education May/June 2016

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Social Studies and the Arts


A Vision of Powerful Teaching and Learning in the Social Studies


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