ERIC Number: ED479891
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Dec
Teaching History for Citizenship in the Elementary School. ERIC Digest.
Hoge, John D.
A substantial amount of research and curriculum development completed over the past 2 decades can be used to improve the teaching of U.S. history to young children. This digest discusses: (1) insights from recent research; (2) insights from recent curriculum development; and (3) connections of research to curriculum development. The digest provides a list of Web sites (n=4) which may be used to enhance elementary teachers' history for citizenship lessons. (Contains 12 references.) (BT)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, History, History Instruction, Instructional Materials
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.