ERIC Number: EJ392891
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Why Teach Social Studies? Interviews with Elementary Teachers.
Schug, Mark C.
Social Studies, v80 n2 p73-77 Mar-Apr 1989
Reports on information gathered from interviewing 29 urban, midwest elementary school teachers concerning their rationale for teaching elementary social studies. Revealed that teachers view the social studies as a form of human relations training. Citizenship education, inquiry, and principles of democracy were not considered major objectives. (KO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A