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Methods of Teaching Social Studies /Class Teacher

Course Description:

This course includes the concept of social studies curricula, introduction of social science which they are derived from , and social studies curricula cognitive, social, and emotional components. It describes the philosophy of social studies curricula, its general objectives, the included thinking skills, and the teaching methods of social studies in primary schools (as a problem solving , dialogue, discussion, brainstorming, and collaborative learning) . The course studies resources and educational tools needed to teach and to evaluate social study courses ,the course deals with the analysis of content and planning on daily and quarterly basis , and the most recent trends in social studies curricula, and practical models of teaching and evaluation of these models.