Children Study their World
Prerequisite: EDSP423, EDHD431, and EDSP315; and track 1: Must have completed EDSP430, EDSP433; or Track 2: Must have completed EDHD415, EDHD424. Corequisite: EDHD322, EDSP417, EDHD441, EDHD443, EDHD442, EDHD444, and EDSP321. Restriction: Must be in the Professional Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education program; and senior standing or higher; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Provides theoretical and instructional framework for social studies instruction in inclusive early childhood classrooms. Course will reflect current thinking about content and instructional strategies for social studies curriculum; identification and review of standards/expectations for learning outcomes for all children; assessment strategies for evaluating of social studies objectives; use of data driven instruction to support all children; observation of children's understanding of their social world in field placements; opportunities to explore these understandings through interviews with children and the implementation of activities. Includes Phase 1 Field Experience. Restricted to major code 0822P.