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ERIC Number: ED368609
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Social Studies Review, Numbers 1-12, 1989-1992.
Sewall, Gilbert T., Ed.
Social Studies Review, n1-12 Spr 1989 - Fall 1992
This documents consists of 12 issues of a journal that seeks to provide information and reviews concerning social studies textbooks; each issue consists of 16 pages. Contents in the 12 issues include: (1) California control over textbook content; (2) "skills" teaching in elementary-level social studies texts; (3) readability formulas; review of "Democracy's Half-Told Story"; (4) review of California's leading social studies textbooks for fourth graders; (5) a review of three leading American history textbooks for less able high school students; (6) review of "Magruder's American Government"; (7) religion in textbooks; (8) a discussion of how textbooks treat Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union; (9) the Holocaust and the textbooks; (10) a review of two social studies series for elementary schools published by Macmillan and Houghton Mifflin; (10) social studies in the primary grades; (11) an article by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. on multiculturalism; (12) Islamic history; (13) textbooks and the Middle East; (14) multiculturalism; (15) Afrocentric curriculum; (16) comparison of fifth grade American history books published in 1948 and 1990; (17) videodisk revolution; (18) Bill of Rights; (19) Columbus and the Quincentenary; (20) values and textbooks; (21) economics and the social studies curriculum (a survey of the subject and of the seven leading economic textbooks used in high school and a discussion of the appropriate age for teaching economics); (22) a discussion of whether or not textbooks shortchange girls; (23) multiculturalism and Euroculture; (24) textbook coverage of Europe; and (25) Columbus in the curriculum. All issues also contain brief notes of interest to social studies educators. (CRW)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Economics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction, Ethnic Studies, European History, History Instruction, Middle Eastern Studies, Moral Values, Multicultural Education, Readability Formulas, Religion Studies, Sex Bias, Social Studies, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation, United States History
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Textbook Council, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: California; Texas
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bill of Rights