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EDCI 567: Teaching Social Studies in the Secondary School

Resources for the teaching of social studies and history

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Welcome to the EDCI 567: Teaching Social Studies in Secondary School Infoguide

Use this guide to locate sources to use for your course assignments.

  • Find Articles - Key databases and journals for teaching Social Studies
  • Find Books - Search the Mason and Washington Research Library Consortium catalogs books and e-books for teaching Social Studies
  • Explore Primary Source Tools - Connect to resources recommended by the History Librarian
  • Explore Websites - Connect to professional organizations and lesson plans for social studies teachers
  • Find State Curriculum Guidelines - access the social studies curriculum guidelines for Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC
  • Find Online Tutorials -   tutorials on beginning your research, finding & evaluating resources, using Zotero to create citations
  • Write & Cite - links to information on citing references using APA format and Zotero
  • Get Help - Chat with a librarian or schedule an appointment with the Education Librarian, information for distance students, connect to the Writing Center, and step by step directions for many common library resources

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