Ch 21: Fundamentals of Social Studies in Early Education

About This Chapter

Take a look at this series of early education lessons/quizzes to review the fundamentals of social studies instruction. These study guide resources can help you prepare for an upcoming teacher exam or simply brush up on important social studies education concepts.

Fundamentals of Social Studies in Early Education - Chapter Summary

This convenient online chapter outlines the basics of social studies in early education. You'll review bite-sized and simple lessons that explore effective social studies teaching strategies, the components that define culture and other important social studies topics. When you're done with the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Understand basic instructional concepts and strategies for teaching social studies
  • Identify and explain the major elements of culture
  • Teach students about traditions, family and cultures

The chapter can be completed at your own pace, and you can use any Internet-connected device to study. We've also included short self-assessment quizzes throughout the chapter to help you reinforce your understanding of the lessons' terms and concepts. If you have any questions about these topics, feel free to reach out to our expert instructors online.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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