Jan 24, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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EDU 4011 - Teaching Elementary School Social Studies



Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): EDU 3444 or SED 3820; EDU 3445 or SED 3950; EDU 3640 or EDU 3650

Corequisite(s): EDU 4015 or EDU 4115

Description: This course focuses on concepts and instructional practices for teaching elementary social studies in powerful and purposeful ways.  This includes methods for teaching history, geography, civics, and economics within a multicultural, global society.  In addition, this course will explore the integrative nature of the social studies with an emphasis on disciplinary content, thinking, and literacy.  These practices will be applied to the development of an inquiry learning experience that engages students in a series of curricular decisions that focus on instructional methods and their use in developing disciplinary content, thinking, and literacy-scaffolding pre-service teachers' knowledge development of powerful and purposeful methods for teaching the social studies. 

University Requirement(s): Senior Experience



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