EDU 55300 Elementary Social Studies Methods

This course includes the theoretical and practical aspects of the early childhood and elementary social studies curriculum. Methodology, techniques, strategies, and materials appropriate to the area are investigated. Teacher candidates are expected to plan and develop a variety of social studies appropriate instruction formats, aligned to the Missouri Learning Standards (Social Studies) and National Curriculum for Social Studies (NCSS) themes including culture, change, geography and the environment, local and state civics and government, economics, STEM relationships and tools for social science inquiry, and global awareness and interdependence. Lab fee required.




EDU 51500; EDU 52110 or EDU 52210.