NYU Steinhardt

Teaching Social Studies in the Middle and Secondary School

  • Course Number: SOCED-GE 2042
  • Hours: 10 per unit for seminar/40 fld
  • Units: 1-3 (var)
  • Description: Explores theory & practice of effective teaching in middle & secondary school settings with specific attention paid to the socio-behavioral needs of early adolescent & adolescent students. Through observation, practice, & evaluation of models, students will consider various strategies to: organize a course; conceptualize a unit; prepare lesson plans; implement effective & varied, including technology-based teaching practices; devise & evaluate assessments; & reach students of varying levels, abilities, & intelligence in an interactive, dynamic, team-oriented environment. Offers integrated instruction on how to teach literacy skills to middle & secondary level students.
  • Old Course Number: E23.2042