Course Description:

EDMS 433/533 TEACHING SOCIAL SCIENCE FOR MIDDLE/SECONDARY: SEMINAR AND FIELD EXPERIENCE The student will investigate the middle school and secondary school social science curricula, materials, and various instructional strategies designed to meet the needs of diverse middle and secondary school learners. Application will be made to the Missouri Learning Standards and the Revised National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies. Students will become competent in applying assessment strategies for the improvement of student learning. A study of state-mandated assessment is included. A field experience is included in the scope of this course. This course is required for students seeking teacher certification in middle school and/or secondary social science. Students taking this course for graduate credit must complete all graduate course requirements. Prerequisites: EDUC 203 and EDUC 303; prerequisite/co-requisite: ECTA 323. Three Hours, Fall