ERIC Number: ED393751
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Social Studies: Ohio's Model Competency-Based Program.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
This guide is designed to provide direction for school districts required to develop their own competency-based education programs in social studies. The ultimate purpose is to enhance the quality of social studies learning in the state of Ohio. The introductory sections, while useful for social studies teachers, also are designed to provide direction for those responsible for developing the social studies program. The guide provides specification of the following for grades pre-kindergarten through twelve: (1) "Suggested Instructional Objectives"; (2) "Suggested Performance Objectives"; (3) "Recommended Strategies for Assessments"; and (4) "A Recommended Program of Intervention Services." The guide is organized around six strands: (1) "American Heritage"; (2) "People in Societies"; (3) "World Interactions"; (4) "Decision Making and Resources"; (5) "Democratic Processes"; and (6) "Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities." The guide also addresses Social Studies philosophy, mission, and goals; curriculum considerations; and instructional considerations. The guide also features a glossary for students, and the current learning outcomes correlation for the 4th-, 6th-, 9th-, and 12th-grade Citizenship Proficiency Tests as adopted by the State Board of Education. Contains 21 references. (EH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.