ERIC Number: ED488687
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec
Program Standards for the Initial Preparation of Social Studies Teachers. National Standards for Social Studies Teachers. Volume II. 2004 Revision
National Council for the Social Studies
This document is intended to be used: (1) By institutions that prepare teachers to assess the quality of their teacher preparation programs for licensure (or certification) in comprehensive social studies and/or the individual disciplines of history, geography, civics and government, economics, and psychology; and (2) By National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Program Reviewers who participate in the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accreditation process that leads to designating programs as "nationally recognized" or in state-level procedures that lead to state program approval. The Table of Contents is organized as follows: Preface; Use of This Document; Review Procedures; Introduction; Contextural Information; Interdisciplinary Thematic Standards. The following chapters are included: (1) Culture and Cultural Diversity; (2) Time, Continuity, and Change; (3) People, Places, and Environments; (4) Individual Development and Identity; (5) Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; (6) Power, Authority, and Governance; (7) Production, Distribution, and Consumption; (8) Science, Technology, and Society; (9) Global Connections; and X Civic Ideals and Practices. Disciplinary Standards.
Descriptors: State Standards, National Standards, Social Studies, Teacher Education, Teacher Certification, Interdisciplinary Approach, Cultural Pluralism, Governance, Individual Development
National Council for the Social Studies, 8555 Sixteenth Street, Suite 500, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Tel: 301-588-1800.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - General
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.