ERIC Number: ED198024
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Secondary Social Studies Program Guide.
Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of Instructional Services.
This curriculum guide offers an overview of objectives, courses, and materials which comprise the social studies component of the junior and senior high school educational program in the state of Hawaii. The document is presented in six chapters. Chapter I lists general objectives, including that students develop independence in learning, a positive self-concept, problem-solving skills, and creative potential, and that they learn how to become responsible citizens. Chapter II presents a rationale for social studies education and a general description of the social studies curriculum. Chapter III identifies goals for various grade levels. Chapter IV characterizes ideal learning environments and suggests teaching strategies including listening to student comments, helping students collect and analyze data, and helping students focus on a specific problem. Chapter V offers detailed outlines of program objectives, student performance expectations, and course descriptions. For each grade level, information is presented on course topic, cognitive and affective objectives, general scope of the topic, and a course outline. The final chapter suggests and reviews over 30 sample instructional and resource materials for use by educators and curriculum developers as they develop and implement social studies programs for grades seven through 12. Cost and availability information is included for all materials. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of Instructional Services.