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Courses and Syllabi

Code Number Hours Name of the Course
EDUC 431 3 Teaching Social Studies in PK-6
This course focuses on how to teach civic engagement, four major disciplines of social studies, and the early childhood foundations for these understandings. This course emphasizes four core teaching practices to support inquiry, investigation, and discourse: eliciting and interpreting student thinking, setting up and managing small group work, leading discussions, and explaining and modeling content/practices/strategies. This course foregrounds pedagogy and extends interns’ learning about the subject they teach through assignments grounded in interns’ field placements.