Effective teaching of Social Studies is characterized by meaningful, integrative,
valued-based, challenging and active.
Effective Social Studies teaching is meaningful.
•It is meaningful when students see the relevance and connection of their lesson to their lives because it has real-world application.
“schools should be places where the work, students are asked to do [is] work worth doing.”
-darling Hammond (2006)
Effective Social Studies teaching is integrative.
•This is a subject is in itself a integration of several interrelated disciplines. The multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary nature of Social Studies as a subject demands that Social Studies teaching should be integrative.
Effective teaching of Social Studies is valued-based.
The intended outcomes of Social Studies as course/subject are in the affective domain, the development of love for God (Maka-Diyos), love for fellow men or others (Makatao), love for nature (Maka-kalikasan), and love for the country
“let us add an emotional touch on learning. Wihout the emotional dimension, our subject matter will remain cold and lifeless.”
-corpuz and salandanan 2013 (principles of teaching
Effective Social Studies teaching is active
Social Studies teaching requires students to process and think about what they are learning.
Active learning is “hands-on-minds-on-hearts-on.”
Effective teaching of Social Studies are challenging.
•For Social Studies, teaching and learning to be challenging, learning task should neither be too easy or to bore the students nor too difficult to discourage them