Guide to Social Studies

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Careers in Education: Teaching Social Studies

Careers in education have been historically safe, recession proof options. Find out more about these careers and how to get the education that will help you develop a career in education...

Online Master's Degree Options for Teachers Specializing in Social Studies Education

Several online schools offer programs for an online master degree in social studies. Some of these programs are geared toward educators who are interested in teaching social studies...

Most Popular Articles on Social Studies
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    Online Master's Degree Options for Teachers Specializing in Social Studies Education

    Several online schools offer programs for an online master degree in social studies. Some of these programs are geared toward educators who are interested in teaching social studies while others are primarily...

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    What Courses do I need to Take to become a Social Studies Teacher?

    Of course the answer to the question “What courses do I need to take to become a Social Studies teacher?" depends on a number of factors. Potential teachers pursuing a Master’s Degree...

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    Careers in Education: Teaching Social Studies

    Careers in education have been historically safe, recession proof options. Find out more about these careers and how to get the education that will help you develop a career in education....

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    Use Geocaching as a Fun Teaching Tool

    Geocaching is an activity enjoyed by clubs, families and individuals. It is a sport that aids physical health, with lots of outdoor activity, as well as mental stimulation, with geocachers tracking a fun...

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    Uses of the Interactive Whiteboard in Distance Education

    Distance education continues to gain new technologies that enhance learning, one of which is the interactive whiteboard. What is the whiteboard and how are interactive whiteboards in distance education...

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