EDUC-305   Tchg Soc Studies in Elem Schl

A study of perspectives, content, methods, and materials in teaching the social studies in the elementary school. Students will analyze perspectives and determine major goals and themes for teaching the social studies. They will study and analyze the contributions of the various disciplines to the social studies curriculum. Students will examine materials and learn and practice methods for teaching the social studies. Biblical principles, which offer direction for human interactions in society, will be considered. Prerequisites: Education 302/303 or permission of the instructor.