Social Studies in the Middle School

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Methods encouraging concept and generalization development through active participation will be the major focus. The Ohio Social Studies Model provides guidance in what concepts, generalizations, and skills will be developed. Emphasis will be upon developing citizenship skills. Short and long range lesson planning will be developed. Students will be encouraged to use technology to enhance both planning and instructional phases. (Field experience required.) Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA, C- or higher in PSY 101, EDU 220, EIS 265, EDU 230 and EIS 285. Corequisites: EDU 350, 375 and one of the following: 360, 380, or 390.