EDT 417E Teaching Social Studies in the Early Childhood (3)

Curriculum, materials, and methods of teaching social studies for ages 3-8. Focuses on developmentally appropriate curriculum and instructional practice, including play, small-group projects, open-ended questioning, group discussions, problem solving, cooperative learning, and inquiry experiences, as they apply to social studies.

Prerequisite: retention in cohort and successful completion of literacy block in early childhood education. Part of early childhood content integration block through 2012-13. Beginning in 2013-14, this course will be part of the ECE Block#2 and the pre-requisite will be successful completion of Block #1.

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