ERIC Number: EJ362873
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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A Consistent Social Studies Definition, Rationale, and Goals for Developing Responsible Citizenship.
Barth, James L.
Social Studies Teacher, v9 n2 p1,5 Nov-Jan 1987-88
Explores a definition, rationale, and goals for developing responsible citizenship through the social studies curriculum. Goals include: gaining knowledge, processing information, considering the importance of values and beliefs, and actively participating as citizens of a democracy. Concludes that teaching social studies with a clear, consistent meaning will reinforce the power of the field. (DH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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