ED 363 Methods of Teaching Social Studies: Middle School

Examines middle level curriculum and instruction in the area of Social Studies. Teacher candidates design and implement instruction and assessment that reflect state and national standards, and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles, to meet the needs of young adolescents. Prepares teacher candidates to become effective social studies educators capable of teaching middle school students the content knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling the responsibilities of citizenship in a participatory democracy. Special attention is given to effective teaching strategies to address the individual and cultural diversity of all learners. Teacher candidates concurrently observe and implement instruction in field placement classrooms one day per week (ED 306F). Restricted: Year 3 Middle School Education majors.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

None

Corequisite

ED 306F

Offered

Spring

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