ERIC Number: EJ426369
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Putting Social Studies Back into Early Primary Classrooms.
Stuckey, Emagene K.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v2 n4 p13-15 Mar-Apr 1990
Advocates reintegrating social studies into early primary education. Provides social studies objectives for young children that include building positive self-concept; promoting understanding of cultural differences; gaining early appreciation of law concepts; and developing spatial and temporal skills. Argues that young children become more competent as they connect these skills and concepts to their life situations. (NL)
Descriptors: Child Development, Class Activities, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Experiential Learning, Integrated Curriculum, Law Related Education, Multicultural Education, Primary Education, Racial Bias, Racial Identification, Role Models, Self Concept, Self Efficacy, Skill Development, Social Studies, Teacher Influence
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A