Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College


Education 275. Learning in the Social Sciences

This course examines the literacy skills needed for social studies reading and writing. Through a dual focus on pedagogy and social studies content, the course explores theoretical perspectives, methods and materials brought to bear on the study of history, geography, economics and civics and government in the elementary classroom. Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for History and Social Science outlines academic content and skills essential to the study of human experience, past and present.