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Social Studies In Action A Methodology Workshop, K-5.
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Teaching For Understanding

This session focuses on planning a social studies curriculum to maximize learning. It addresses the questions How do we plan for learning? and How can comprehensive planning increase students' understanding of social studies? It is designed to give teachers a framework for planning and connecting social studies units.


To help you extend your thinking, you will:

  • Identify factors that influence curriculum planning.
  • Explore the Teaching for Understanding framework.
  • Analyze and design social studies units.

Learning Goals

At the end of this session you will be able to:

Define the Teaching for Understanding framework.

Analyze lessons using the Teaching for Understanding framework.

Use Teaching for Understanding in your practice.

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