ESC 534: Teaching U.S. History and Government.
3 hours, 3 credits. Introduction to current theory on curriculum, alternate views on scope and sequence, lesson planning, and national and State standards in middle and high school social studies. Uses of technology; relevant software; alternative teaching strategies; different types of assessment; inclusion of special student populations; and literacy development in social studies. Limited to master's-level students seeking initial certification. Includes field experience. Students cannot receive credit for both ESC 434 and ESC 534. PRE- or COREQS: ESC 501 and/or ESC 502 (or equivalent), a 3.0 GPA, and passing score on the New York State LAST examination. Pass the CST (Content Specialty Test) and ATSW (Assessment of Teaching Skills-Written) before or during course.
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