The book chapter explored some of the teaching approaches, methods and techniques of teaching social studies in Nigerian schools. It discussed some of the scholars views on teaching approaches, methods and techniques in social studies education. The paper also explained other approaches, methods and techniques of teaching social studies such as collaborative method, internet technology, Field trip. The advantages and disadvantages of these methods and approaches of teaching were also discussed. The paper concluded that social studies teachers are expected to use each of these methods, techniques or approaches appropriately for the teaching of social studies.
Dr. Okafor, Victor Emeka
Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technology, Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe, Anambra State, Nigeria.
Nwosu Juliana Ngozi
Department of Education and Foundations, School of Education, Federal College of Education Technical Umunze, Anambra State, Nigeria.