ERIC Number: ED120074
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Teaching about Women in the Social Studies: Concepts, Methods, and Materials. Bulletin 48.
Grambs, Jean Dresden, Ed.
Dedicated to aiding teachers and curriculum developers in making social studies curricula responsive to maintaining the dignity and worth of students, this resource book is the product of the National Council for the Social Studies' Sexism and Social Justice Committee. The book is for social studies teachers who want to avoid sexism in their teaching and make women the viable part of the study of history and modern issues that they should be. Chapter authors present basic concepts to help teachers and school systems analyze and revise their current social studies offerings and build new units and courses. Throughout the book, the stress is on practical aids for the teacher. Chapter titles include (1) Getting a Hold on the Tiger: Assessing Sexism in Schools; (2) Women in U.S. History: Concepts and Organizing Structures; (3) Teaching about Women in World History; (4) Women in Contemporary American Society: Changing Roles and Changing Needs; (5) Treatment of the Sexes in Instructional Materials: Guidelines for Evaluation; (6) Implementing Social Studies Objectives: A Critical Assessment of Materials for Teaching about Women; and (7) Nonsexist Teaching: Strategies and Practical Applications. (Author/JR)
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Curriculum Development, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Sex Differences, Sex Discrimination, Sex Stereotypes, Social Problems, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, United States History, Womens Education, Womens History, Womens Studies, World History
National Council for the Social Studies, 1515 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22209 ($5.95)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.