ERIC Number: ED150027
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Goals and Objectives: The Social Studies Report [And] Social Studies Analysis and Synthesis Report [And] Social Studies Philosophy Report.
Spokane School District 81, WA.
This document contains three papers relating to the goals, objectives, and philosophy of the social studies program of District number 81, Spokane public schools. The first paper lists the competencies and skills which K-12 students should master. The scope of the social studies program includes psychology, which focuses on developing a good self-concept; social studies skills; judgment criteria; economics; geography, which emphasizes the environment; political science and government; sociology/anthropology; and history, which stresses culture and heritage. Each of the areas is emphasized throughout the program; however, some areas receive greater emphasis at selected grade levels. Presented in a chart format, the document lists the competencies and the extent to which they should be mastered at each grade level. The second document contains an analysis and synthesis report of the social studies. The report defines the social studies and the current program of social studies in the district. Analyzed are materials and methods along with discussion of social studies trends in the region, state, and nation. The report concludes with a recommended plan of action for the continued development of the district social studies program. The final paper is a brief discussion of the philosophy of the social studies program. (JR)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Competency Based Education, Course Objectives, Curriculum Development, Economics, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Self Concept, Skill Development, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Guides, United States Government (Course)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Spokane School District 81, WA.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to small type size and poor legibility of the original document