This course is intended for new and experienced teachers who want to review key concepts, principles and strategies for teaching Social Studies in 4-8 classrooms. This course is aligned with the Social Studies 4-8 Texas educator standards/frameworks and can serve as preparation for taking the TExES certification examination.
This 24 credit hour course focuses on:
content development of Social Studies concepts, and principles in grades 4-8
instructional strategies for Social Studies 4-8 teachers
activities and assessments that cover TEKS-based concepts, principles, and strategies for students
View the Table of Contents (PDF) of the course.
The online course content is presented through, Internet investigations, Flash-based learning activities, and self-assessments. This course also provides diagnostic TExES sample questions with feedback rationale for correct and incorrect answers.
This course will take "approximately 24 hours" to complete.
Once you get registered for the course you have immediate access to the content and will continue to have access 24/7 until the end of December 2022.
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