It is the purpose of this investigation to record teachers' opinions about methods used in teaching social studies. It should reveal to what extent the unit methods of teaching social studies is used. In most cases, it will reveal what the practices are, or what practices teachers wish to use in the unit method approach to teaching social studies.
An additional purpose may be served by bringing the importance of unit teaching to the attention of teachers in our state. Devices and methods involved in the questionnaire may prove useful to those giving it careful thought.
The term "unit" as used in this study, is defined in the definition section of this chapter.
Unit-Based Learning, Social Studies
Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education
Level of Degree
Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy
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McGuire, Sheldon L.. "A Study of New Mexico Elementary Teachers' Interpretation and Applications of the Unit Method in the Teaching of Social Studies." (1958). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/educ_teelp_etds/147