CBSE 3201 Education and Society: Teaching the Social Sciences

2 hours recitation, 2 hours supervised field experience; 3 credits

The teaching of social science contributions to the teaching of social studies. The influence of culture, class, ethnicity, gender and race, as well as factors in the home, school, and community, on students' readiness to learn, and on the creation of a sense of active citizenship, sense of community, and respect for one another. Approaches to the social studies curriculum that address multiple research-validated instructional strategies, the uses of technology, and assessment methods for all students, including multilingual learners and students with special needs. Integration of culturally sustaining framework. Continuation of portfolio development. Fieldwork in classrooms.

Prerequisite: Childhood and Special Education 2001 and 2002


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