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September 12, 2019


How to Use Discovery Learning In Teaching Social Studies
Discovery learning is an inquiry-based, constructivist learning theory that takes place in problem solving situations where the learner draws on his or her own past experience and existing knowledge to discover facts and relationships and new truths to be learned Discovery Learning is one of the general social studies strategies. The social studies book describes this strategy on any activity that the teacher gives,. And help students find answers on a particular topic through problem solving.
The main times that discovery learning is used in the classroom are during problem solving exercises and educational programs. Students will undergo discovery learning when they are looking at their own experiences and knowledge in their studies, and enquiring about further information to improve their understanding.
Teacher can use discovery method in any topic of social studies. Here is a way we can use discovery method on the strand of key stage 2, People, Places and Environment, (sub strand The world in spatial terms.)
Unit 3: 
My Environment                                                              
Topic: Weather
Explain and discuss about the weather.
 Assign the students to find and record the climate changes for a month.
They should observe and record the temperature, how every day’s weather is, the direction of wind and how much rain falls for 1 month.
After one month the students should present and post their observation to the class as a graph and a poster.
This is a way we can use discovery learning in teaching social studies.
How to Use Discovery Learning In Teaching Social Studies
Discovery learning is an inquiry-based, constructivist learning theory that takes place in problem solving situations where the learner draws on his or her own past experience and existing knowledge to discover facts and relationships and new truths to be learned Discovery Learning is one of the general social studies strategies. The social studies book describes this strategy on any activity that the teacher gives,. And help students find answers on a particular topic through problem solving.
The main times that discovery learning is used in the classroom are during problem solving exercises and educational programs. Students will undergo discovery learning when they are looking at their own experiences and knowledge in their studies, and inquiring about further information to improve their understanding.
Teacher can use discovery method in any topic of social studies. Here is a way we can use discovery method on the strand of key stage 2, People, Places and Environment, (sub strand The world in spatial terms.)

Unit 3: 
My Environment                                                              
Topic: Weather
Explain and discuss about the weather.
 Assign the students to find and record the climate changes for a month.
They should observe and record the temperature, how every day’s weather is, the direction of wind and how much rain falls for 1 month.
After one month the students should present and post their observation to the class as a graph and a poster.
This is a way we can use discovery learning in teaching social studies.

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