History and Social Science Teaching Methods and Instruction
Prospective teachers will consider the characteristics of learning-centered classrooms that are based on current theories of learning.
Students will consider variuos methods of assessing student learning.
Research-supported Teaching Methods
Students will study and apply research-supported teaching methods that foster students' content knowledge, content and literacy skills, and learning and democratic dispositions.
Teacher Work Sample
Students will be assisted in the preparation of the teacher work sample and a multiple text inquiry activity.
Students will consider various types of resources including texts, technology, primary source documents and litertaure that they might use to teach social studies to students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
Students will coordinate and reflect on clinical experiences.