ERIC Number: ED407295
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
NCSS in Retrospect. Bulletin 92.
Davis, O. L., Jr., Ed.
This bulletin commemorates the 75th diamond jubilee anniversary of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) in 1995. The chapters are meant to provide information and interpretation to extend and deepen what individuals already remember and think about NCSS. The volume offers thoughtful interpretations of major elements of NCSS's history as seen through the considered experience of several NCSS members. The essays are written by former presidents of the organization and other long-time members with a strong commitment to vigorous, mindful, social studies practice. Chapters in the volume include: (1) "Introduction: Toward Celebration and Continuance: An Invitation to Reflection" (O. L. Davis, Jr.); (2) "NCSS: The Early Years" (Stephen J. Thornton); (3) "NCSS and the Nature of Social Studies" (James L. Barth); (4) "NCSS and the Teaching of History" (Linda S. Levstik); (5) "NCSS and Citizenship Education" (James P. Shaver); (6) "NCSS and International/Global Education" (Jan L. Tucker); (7) "NCSS and Ethnic/Cultural Diversity" (Jesus Garcia; Edward Buendia); (8) "NCSS and Teacher Education" (Margit E. McGuire); (9) "NCSS and Research" (Jack R. Fraenkel); (10) "NCSS and Social Crises" (Jack L. Nelson; William R. Fernekes); (11) "NCSS and Elementary School Social Studies" (John Jarolimek); and (12) "NCSS: The Years Ahead" (O. L. Davis, Jr.). (EH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Education, Higher Education, History Instruction, International Education, Organizational Change, Social Studies, Teacher Education
National Council for the Social Studies, 3501 Newark Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20016-3167.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.