ELEM ED 707 – Social Studies Methods

Candidates will be introduced to the Washington State Learning Standards and the progression of learning that students follow during their school experience. Candidates will explore the role of critical literacy in operationalizing thoughtful, participatory civic engagement. Considerations of multiple perspectives and divergent narratives in the teaching and learning of history will be a focal point of this course. Connections to geography and economics as influential factors that shape culture and history will be drawn. Candidates will examine how to plan and teach using an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based approach in order to create equitable and meaningful learning experiences for all students.

Addressed: 1.B.4-5, 1.E.9-1.F.5, 4.A-5.G
Assessed: 1.B.4-5, 1.F.1-5