Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Active Experiences for Active Children: Social Studies (2nd Edition) 2nd Edition

4.5 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
ISBN-13: 978-0131707481
ISBN-10: 0131707485
Why is ISBN important?
ISBN
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Trade in your item
Get a $4.32
Gift Card.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Buy new
$43.40
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
18 New from $29.00
Active Experiences for Ac... has been added to your Cart
More Buying Choices
18 New from $29.00 22 Used from $28.74
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Prime Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Featured books for teachers in STEM
Explore new resources on teaching STEM
$43.40 FREE Shipping. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Frequently Bought Together

  • Active Experiences for Active Children: Social Studies (2nd Edition)
  • +
  • Active Experiences for Active Children: Science (3rd Edition)
  • +
  • Active Experiences for Active Children: Mathematics (3rd Edition)
Total price: $121.33
Buy the selected items together

Editorial Reviews

From the Back Cover

This useful guide contains an overview of theory, many practical activities, observation forms, curriculum planning ideas and sample webs for teachers, and letters to parents for planning social studies curriculum for preschoolers and primary-grade students. It has been updated to include:
  • A new chapter on Different Kinds of Families
  • Integrated social studies standards
  • An emphasis on inquiry skills

About the Author

Carol Seefeldt, Ph.D. is a profressor emeritus of Human Development at the Institute for Child Study, University of Maryland, College Park. In her 28 year career she has received the Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award from the university and has published 20 books, including Playing to Learn and more than 150 articles for teachers and parents. Dr. Seefeldt's research interests have focused on curriculum and program evaluation.

"Carol Seefeldt, Ph.D.," is Professor Emeritus of human development at the Institute for Child Study, University of Maryland, College Park, where she continues to teach graduate and undergraduate classes. She received the Distinguished Scholar-Researcher award from the university and has published 25 books and over 100 scholarly and research articles for teachers and parents. Her books include "Social Studies for the Preschool/Primary Child, Active Experiences for Active Children: Literacy Emerges," and "Current Issues in Early Childhood Education" (all with Alice Galper). She has also written "Playing to Learn and Creating Rooms of Wonder." She coauthored "Early Childhood: Where Learning Begins-Geography" for the U.S. Department of Education.

During her 40 years in the field, Dr. Seefeldt has taught at every level from nursery school for 2-year-olds through third grade. In Florida, she directed a church-related kindergarten, and served as Regional Training Officer for Project Head Start. She has frequently conducted teacher-training programs in the United States, Japan, and Ukraine, and is a frequent guest on radio and television talk shows.

Carol's research has revolved around program development and evaluation. She pioneered the study of intergenerational attitudes, and was the director of the Montgomery County Head Start-Public School Transition Demonstration Evaluation.

"Alice Galper, Ph. D.," educator and consultant, received her doctorate from the University of Maryland, College Park. Previously, she was a classroom teacher in New Hampshire and a Head Start Consultant in the Washington, D.C., area. She was a professor of human development teaching graduate andundergraduate courses in early childhood and human development at Mt. Vernon College, Washington, D.C., for nearly 20 years and at the University of Maryland. She assisted Carol Seefeldt on the research component of the Montgomery County Head Start--Public School Transition Demonstration Evaluation. Currently she is on the adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland.

Alice's research has revolved around intergenerational attitudes and program evaluation. She has written many articles for such journals as "Child Development, Journal of Educational Psychology," and "Early Childhood Research Quarterly."

Alice presents workshops and papers regularly at the National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, the Head Start Research Conference, and the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meetings, among others.

Active in community affairs, Alice has been appointed by Mayor Anthony Williams of Washington, D.C., as cochair of the Interagency Coordinating Council of the DC Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers, and she volunteers for Mary's Center for Maternal and Child Care, Inc.

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

The latest book club pick from Oprah
"The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead is a magnificent novel chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. See more

Product Details

  • Spiral-bound: 216 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson; 2 edition (September 23, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0131707485
  • ISBN-13: 978-0131707481
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.6 x 10.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #378,988 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

5 star
75%
4 star
0%
3 star
25%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See all 4 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Spiral-bound Verified Purchase
great book, fast shipment for school
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Spiral-bound Verified Purchase
This book came on the 17th two days later than I expected. the price was right and I haven't needed it yet so am happy. I did take almost 3 weeks to get it.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Spiral-bound Verified Purchase
I got the book in great shape and in a very timely manner. Thanks again. I would definitely order from you again!!!!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Spiral-bound
This seller was ok, it took awhile using standard shipping but overall the book was in great shape.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Active Experiences for Active Children: Social Studies (2nd Edition)
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: Active Experiences for Active Children: Social Studies (2nd Edition)