ED/SS 457 Teaching Social Studies (Middle Childhood) (3)
Diagnosing instructional needs; planning, implementing and evaluating instruction in Social Studies. Attention to developing an eclectic approach to the teaching of Social Studies to middle school students by acquiring a strategy repertoire that meets the needs of today's diverse learner population. Focus on the development of strong collaborative/ teaming relationships among colleagues and students through the use of interdisciplinary instructional delivery techniques. Students prepare units and lessons that focus on the NYS Learning Standards for Social Studies. Field experience required.