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Graduate Catalog 2013-2014

EDUC 636 - Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School


THIS COURSE IS OFFERED ONLINE ONLY

An analysis of trends and practices of teaching social studies in the elementary school. An emphasis will be made on how to transfer theory into practice through preparation of activities and materials appropriate for the elementary classroom and critical reflection on those very materials and approaches. Students will plan instruction considering student-based diversity, instructional demands of the field and the best integration of other tools and disciplines. Teaching candidates will be required to prepare these instructional elements focused on the Virginia Standards of Learning.

Credits: 3



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