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Social Studies In Action A Methodology Workshop, K-5.
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Session 2.
Engage.
Explore.
Explain.
Apply.
Evaluate.
Resources.
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Assignments.

Teaching for Understanding

Evaluate.

What Did You Learn?
In this session, you learned how the Teaching for Understanding framework can be used to develop and connect social studies units.

Review your initial concept chart, answers to the reading questions, and the unit you developed. Now write a Summary (PDF) of what you've learned. Be sure to include:

  • what you learned about the factors that influence your curriculum planning;
  • how you might incorporate each element of the Teaching for Understanding framework into your practice;
  • the benefits and challenges of using the framework in your teaching; and
  • how students' understanding can improve over the course of the year.
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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