3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
This course is designed to provide you with the content knowledge, classroom methods, materials and strategies for teaching Social Studies in elementary school settings. Content knowledge in history, geography, economics, behavioral science, and political science is essential in preparing teachers to provide meaningful social studies experiences for elementary students. In an eight-week format, participants are guided through various activities including reading, viewing, reflection, investigations and applications to further increase their knowledge and awareness of topics related to teaching and learning in elementary social studies. Students will examine, study, and apply the Iowa Core Social Studies standards K-2 and 3-5.
INSTRUCTOR: BJ Van Vleet
Course Dates: Spring, Jan 29-Mar 25, 2018
Summer, June 11-Aug 5, 2018
This course may not run as scheduled if we do not reach our minimum number of registrations. Should this occur, all registered students will have the option of receiving a full refund OR rolling the registration over into the following semester.