Presentation on theme: "Welcome to CI 443 Jenni Gallagher Spring 2012. Pre Test ABC’s of Effective Social Studies Instruction. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q S T U V W X Y."— Presentation transcript:
Pre Test ABC’s of Effective Social Studies Instruction. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q S T U V W X Y Z 10 Points for today!
Notecards Name Email Phone Number* Best Availability for Group Time: Weekends, Weekdays, Evenings, etc. Name Tents First Name, Last Initial On Left Side draw a picture of your favorite person in history. On Right Side draw a picture of your favorite person of today.
Name Tent Jenni G. (Please call me Jenni) Historical Person: The Congdon Family Favorite People of Today: Eric, Jameson and Eden
Introductions 5 Name Tents Partner Puzzle Once you find your partner. Draw pictures OR act out 2 things that the other person does not know about you.
Our Social Studies Experience With your partner, join two other groups (this should make six!) Brainstorm your experience with social studies content in the following areas: –Civics –Geography –U.S. History –World History –Economics *On one side: Include any life experience you have had with this discipline, concepts you think are important, how you have used your knowledge of the discipline. On the other side: Include anything you remember about your elementary social studies experience that related to this discipline.
What is powerful and meaningful Social Studies? According to the text: Active Meaningful Integrative Values-Based Challenging Example: http://www.h2oforlifeschools.org/2010/11/skyview/
Theory Constructivist v. Behavioral Learning Theory Student controlTeacher Control -------------------------------------------------- Learning Cycle Lesson Plans
Teaching Skills Inventory Purpose: for me to concentrate class time on skills that need to be addressed. Not Graded!
Class Wiki http://ci443-gallagher.wikispaces.com/ Syllabus Class Schedule Links to Standards/Iowa Core Group Assignments Look for an email invite late tonight/tomorrow a.m.
5 point assignment Come to class with a printed copy of the syllabus from the Wiki or my email. Fill in the last page.
On Thursday Group Assignments Cover Syllabus in detail NCSS Standards and Iowa Core Curriculum Begin Unit Planning!