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Social Studies In Action A Methodology Workshop, K-5.
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Teaching Social Studies

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What Did You Learn?
You began this session by examining why you teach social studies, and how you can make social studies come to life for your students. Watch the final video segment to learn how workshop teachers responded to these questions.

Mary McFarland.

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View Video Segment: Sum-It-Up Panel

Go to this segment in the video by matching the image (to the left) on your TV screen. You'll find this segment approximately 50 minutes into the video. Watch for about 8 minutes.

Now write a Summary (PDF) of what you've learned. Be sure to include:

  • the relevance of social studies in students' lives;
  • teaching strategies you will use to ensure deep understanding;
  • how NCSS content themes can inform your teaching; and
  • how you might incorporate elements of powerful teaching and learning in your practice.
Assignment.

Save your written work to submit as an assignment.

Refer to the Assignments page to be sure you've completed all assignments for this session.

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