ERIC Number: ED240027
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Elementary Social Studies Program.
Bay Shore School District, NY. Office of Instructional Services.
The teacher-developed, elementary social studies program outlined here is a sequential curriculum that emphasizes educational objectives. It is intended to help students develop skills necessary for maintaining meaningful interpersonal relationships, recognize and cope with the problems of a rapidly changing world, and experience opportunities for learning which are beyond the basics. The bulk of the guide outlines the social, political, economic, geographic, and historic goals and accompanying educational objectives for each grade level. Major concepts taught at each grade level are change, citizenship, empathy, environment, identity, interdependence, nation-state, scarcity, and technology. Also discussed in the guide are the program's educational philosophy and the place of social studies in the elementary school program. Overviews of the program's content, concepts, and skills are provided, Bloom's Taxonomy of cognitive domain is presented, and the type of instructional materials which are used in the program are described. (RM)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Concept Teaching, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Education, Empathy, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Relationship, Problem Solving, Self Concept, Skill Development, Social Change, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Bay Shore School District, NY. Office of Instructional Services.
Note: Goals and objectives charts may not reproduce well.