ch.4 summary

ch.4 summary - Kelsey Montgomery September 17, 2007 Chapter...

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Kelsey Montgomery September 17, 2007 Chapter 4 Reflection Many teachers are unsure of what should be included in a social studies curriculum and what strategies to use. Crucial components of a social studies curriculum include the scope and the sequence of what is being taught. Subject material and the order in which it is taught will affect the students’ ability to gain more knowledge. Also, the materials used and methods of teaching will play a large role in the students’ learning experiences. Another factor to consider when providing an appropriate social studies curriculum is to make sure that what you are teaching matches the learner and their ability. There are many theories of teaching and learning that have been studied. One theory is known as doctrine of interest, which explains that children should be able to study what is most interesting to them. Children will respond to learning positively when they are given the choice of what to learn. The teacher can create interest for the students
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