ERIC Number: ED332909
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jan
Reference Count: 0
ASCD Curriculum Update, Jan 1991
Three articles on civic education are included in this theme issue. "Civic Education: While Democracy Flourishes Abroad, U.S. Schools Try to Reinvigorate Teaching of Citizenship," provides an overview of the status of civic education in the United States. "Civic Education: Schools Aim to Link Knowledge, Active Lessons in Citizenship" features efforts undertaken by specific schools and institutions to develop citizenship education programs. "Schools Seek to Give Students a Taste of Voting" examines a project in Arizona in which some 80,000 students accompanied their parents to the polls and cast mock ballots in an effort to educate the students about voting and to instill in them the habit of lifelong voting. A list of references is included as well as a resource list of some of the many programs attempting to boost civic education. (DB)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, Social Studies, Student Participation, Voting
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1250 North Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1403 ($1.25).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.