2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

EDSE 50463 Methods for Teaching Secondary Social Studies

Prerequisites: Admission to the Teacher Education Program and corequisite: EDSE 41151 EDUC 60980. 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.