CBSE 6200X Schools and Communities: The Societal Context of Schooling and the Teaching of Social Studies
30 hours lecture, 30 hours laboratory; 3 credits
Examination of the historical, philosophical, social, political, and cultural contexts of schooling and the roles of schools in a multicultural urban setting. Making the insights of history and the social sciences accessible to children through the social studies curriculum. Strategies for promoting active learning of historical and social science knowledge, processes, and understandings in children in grades PreK-6.
Prerequisite: permission of the department.