Childhood/Early Childhood Social Studies Methods: PK-6


SUNY Potsdam

  • Semester
    Fall 2023
  • Instructor
    K. Chad Graham
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This course is designed to prepare students for their field experiences and edTPA by introducing them to the theoretical and practical aspects of planning, implementing and assessing student learning using an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to social studies instruction Pre-K through sixth grade. The 2015 NYS Social Studies Framework, its Tool Kit, the inquiry Design Model and their alignment with the ELA Common Core provide the basis for course work in students explore and demonstrate the fundamentals of lesson planning using Cooperative Learning, Bloom’s Taxonomy, the Effective Teaching Model, Gardner’s Multiple intelligences Theory and research-based critical thinking and literacy strategies to develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and strengthen academic language, language function and other language demands in the content area. Students will also practice with and create their own assessment tools and provide feedback using task sheets and rubrics.
Prerequisites: EDLS 306, EDLS 314, EDLS 320, EDUC 308, EDUC 411
Corequisites: EDUC 310, EDUC 407, EDUC 408, EDUC 409
General Education Area(s): Social Sciences
Course Area: Education
Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
Dates: 08-28-2023 - 12-15-2023
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Instructor: K. Chad Graham
Local Course ID: 23FA_POT_EDUC312_OL1
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