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COURSE - Using Technology In Social Studies

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Overview

This course covers some of the ways in which technology can be incorporated into the Social Studies classroom. It breaks down discussion of examples into grades K-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Discusses how to plan a lesson that utilizes different types of technology to research and create a simulated society. The course also discusses useful sites for conducting child friendly social studies searches. It also examines the use of rubrics and how they can be used to assess social studies assignments, and provides examples of rubrics for different age groups.

Details

Subject: Integrating Technology In The Classroom
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Duration: 1 hour
Credit Hours: 1

Contents

  • COURSE - Using Technology In Social Studies
Introduction - Using Technology In Social Studies
Contains a course description and a brief overview of the objectives covered in this course.more... 
Use Technology In Grades K-5 Social Studies
Discusses the different types of technology.more...
Gives examples of how to use technology in the K-5 classroom.
Lists resources on the Internet for using technology in the classroom. 
Use Technology In Grades 6-8 Social Studies
Lists some of the major types of technology.more...
Gives examples of lessons involving technology.
Demonstrates how to incorporate technology into the 6th through 8th grade social studies classroom. 
Use Technology In Grades 9-12 Social Studies
Lists some of the major types of technology.more...
Gives examples of high school lessons involving technology.
Demonstrates how to incorporate technology into the high school social studies classroom. 
Create A Simulated Society
Describes how to plan a lesson that utilizes different types of technology.more...
Shows how technology can be used to enhance a lesson. 
Search The Web For Social Studies Information
Discusses useful sites for conducting social studies searches.more...
Demonstrates how to navigate a search site to locate specific information.
Shows how to perform a search using a child friendly search engine. 
Examine The Use Of Rubrics In Social Studies Classes
Discusses rubrics and how they can be used to assess social studies assignments.more...
Gives examples of rubrics for different age groups.
Points out some specific considerations for social studies rubrics.
Explains that rubrics may be created manually or using a Web site. 
Workbook - Using Technology In Social Studies
Contains a printable workbook that includes a list of the lesson names and objectives covered in this course; a variety of real-life examples showing how the ideas and concepts discussed in this course could be used in a classroom, either as teaching tools or administrative aids; and exercises that provide additional practice and reinforcement of the skills and concepts covered in the course.more... 
Quiz - Using Technology In Social Studies
Assesses the user's knowledge of the concepts covered in the Using Technology In Social Studies course.more... 
Feedback - Using Technology In Social Studies
This survey contains six brief questions pertaining to your educational role and computer experience, as well as to how you would rate your knowledge of this subject before and after this course.more...
 

Reviews (4)

Basic Member
 
Neat and to-the-point ideas!
Basic Member
 
Why would you need to have the information for all 3 levels of schooling? Wouldn't it be more pertinent to only need one, and have the others as optional?
Basic Member
 
Hi Ben
Basic Member
 
OK.
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