ERIC Number: ED350206
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Practicing Democracy through Equity Education: Social Studies Curriculum Grades K-12, 1991-1997.
Poindexter, Betty; Korra, Herb
This social studies curriculum guide for grades K-12 contains 10 sections: (1) School board policy and philosophy; (2) Philosophy implementation guidelines; (3) Program level objectives; (4) Responsibility for social studies curriculum; (5) Multicultural/multiethnic graphic; (6) General exit outcomes; (7) Social studies skills; (8) Seven essential learnings; (9) Strategies for classroom use; and (10) Course of study--skills chart--time frame. Most of the guide is devoted to the last two sections. Strategies for classroom use are outlined and discussed under the following categories: multicultural/multiethnic, religion, active civic responsibility, economics, globalization, critical thinking, and assessment. The last section of the guide features materials describing the content of the K-12 social studies curriculum in depth. Skills charts feature the subject area, the name of the textbook used, the unit or topic, the skills used, support materials used, and the approximate amount of class time. A course of study time frame is included that describes, in sequence for each social studies course, the major topics covered, the course objectives, and learner outcome statements. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Warren Township Independent School District, Indianapolis, IN.