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ESC 434: Teaching Social Studies in Middle and High School.

3 hours, lecture; 2 hours, lab; 4 credits; 30 hours fieldwork required. Introduction to current theory on curriculum, alternate views on scope and sequence, lesson planning, and national and State standards. Uses of technology and reviews of relevant software, alternative teaching strategies, different types of assessment, inclusion of special student populations, and literacy development in social studies. PREREQ: A cumulative index of 3.0 or better in ESC 301, 302, 409, 429; completion of at least 50 percent of the credits in the student's major, with a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA; and submission of scores on the New York State LAST examination to the Division of Education office.

Last modified: 9/3/2014