Level Social Studies Concentration)

The University of Akron
Field Experience Information
Course Name: Teaching Social Studies to Middle Childhood (Middle
Level Social Studies Concentration)
Learning Outcomes:
o Demonstrate ability to provide effective instruction
o Use community resources to enhance classroom instruction
o Demonstrate how children learn at their own rate, have
individual differences, preferred styles of learning and possess
range of strengths
o Demonstrate that learning occurs when children are actively
o Self-evaluate
Student Assignments/Requirements:
o Observe from lessons taught by classroom teacher
o Teach a lesson from a choice of six curricula themes
o Use five hands on activities used with children to understand
business and economics in the lesson taught
Assessment of Student Learning:
o Rubric for Praxis III domains, standards-based lesson
o Oral and written critique on teaching performance provided by
classroom teacher and university instructor)
Field Placement Office: 330-972-8144