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This course will be taught virtually in Fall 2020 semester – over Zoom

This website is supervised by Peter Pappas with contributions from his undergraduate / graduate social studies methods class ~ ED 456/533E at the University of Portland’s School of Education.  Peter also teaches ED 424 ~ Computers and Educational Technology at UP.

  1. Calendar: Find classes and assignments by date here
  2. Classes: Go directly to each class (most recent first)
  3. Student posts: all student work (most recent first)
  4. Student roster: see current (and former) students with link to their portfolio
  5. Resources: Curated lists of history teaching and ed tech resources
  6. Privacy Policy – all the stuff we have to say because Europe has some serious privacy regs

We utilize a practical, hands-on, project-based approach to mastering the art and science of teaching secondary social studies. Our course goals:

  1. Learn to think like a historian (or other social scientist).
  2. Become a skillful instructional designer.
  3. Develop skills for reflection, growth and professional networking.

Peter Pappas, the instructor,  is a University of Portland-based educator, writer and instructional designer exploring frontiers of teaching, jazz, Macs, film, great books, and garlic. He also blogs at Copy / Paste and lurks on Twitter @edteck


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