UNBC EDUC 366 Curriculum & Instruction: Social Sciences (Elementary Years)
Class 1 Wed Jan 8: Course Orientation, Heritage Inquiry Ice Breaker, Values of Social Studies activity, discussion and introduction to course topics, discussion on how to navigate global issues (e.g. Iran crisis) with students of different ages, assign reading from Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer ("A Mother's Work") -- Education as habitat restoration.
Class 2 Wed Jan 15: Discuss cold weather (-40 in PG today!) and ways of talking about climate change with difference ages, Prince George Geology activity. Discuss Kimmerer reading. Primer on Canadian History -- what do we need to know to be able to teach? Snapshots in Time activity. Canadian Trivia game. A closer look at Historical and Geographical Thinking (reading). Some deductions about the revised BC Social Studies K-10 curriculum. Discussion of embedded coursework at Harwin.
Class 3 Wed Jan 22: (@ UNBC)
Class 4 Wed Jan 29: (@ Harwin Elementary)
K-10 Social Studies Curriculum Overview
Sampler Historical/Geographical Thinking
Unit Planner template (originated with R. Lewis)
Peter Ellerton Critical Thinking Matrix
Peter Ellerton Values of Inquiry
Ingredients of Unit Design
UNBC Unit plan template
UNBC Lesson plan template
Shelley Moore - learning maps & templates
Planning a Course in Ten Steps