Methods for Teaching Elementary School Social Studies
Course Description:This course explores instructional methods and materials for teaching a contemporary program in social studies in the elementary school. It includes citizenship education and multicultural understandings, current trends and models for teaching Social Studies.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Course materials provided by instructor.
See first-day handout
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
E – 1 Designs and plans effective instructional lessons.
E – 2 Maintains a student-centered learning environment that is safe, organized, equitable, flexible, inclusive and collaborative.
E – 3 Delivers and facilitates effective instruction.
E – 4 Analyzes and applies data from multiple assessments to diagnose learning needs and inform instruction.
E – 5 Designs purposeful professional goals for continuous improvement to strengthen instructional effectiveness and impact student learning.
E – 6 Practices professional responsibility and ethical conduct and fulfills expected obligations to students, the public, and the education profession.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
- Attend and participate in class regularly.
- Read all assigned material before class.
- Study in-class notes and online (Canvas) materials.
- Complete assigned projects in a timely manner to enable reflections and revisions on the final product.
- Seek opportunities to practice teaching skills through tutoring and substituting in K– 6 schools.
- Collaborate with peers and other professionals.
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