2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

EDSE 40463 Methods for Teaching Secondary Social Studies

Prerequisites: Admission to the Teacher Education Program, EDUC 20003, EDSE 30103, and EDSE 30013; corequisite: EDSE 41151. This course will use the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and the national Council of Teachers of Social Studies as a framework to help students examine content methodology, skills, and materials used to teach social studies to adolescents in secondary grades. Students will engage in hands-on investigation, class discussion, readings and field placements with emphasis on developmentally appropriate practices in social studies instruction. Procedures for planning, implementing, and reflecting on social studies instruction will be used in school settings.