History, geography, economics and civics

McLennan, Brad and Peel, Karen (2019) History, geography, economics and civics. In: Teaching primary years: rethinking curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, NSW, Australia, pp. 219-243. ISBN 978-1-76029-519-6


In this chapter we will:
- Understand the interconnected elements of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) as a learning area in the primary years;
- Explore the theoretical reasons why inquiry-based learning underpins the knowledge and understanding relevant to the interdisciplinary concepts and the inquiry skills of the HaSS learning area;
- Identify the principles of an inquiry approach for effective teaching and learning;
- Plan a sequence of lessons according to the phases of an inquiry-based teaching and learning model inclusive of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment.

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Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2019 05:35
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2020 03:38
Uncontrolled Keywords: civics; economics; geography; HASS; history; inquiry-based teaching and learning
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130205 Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Economics, Business and Management)
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930201 Pedagogy
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/35279

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