ERIC Number: EJ431862
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Standing on Uncommon Ground.
Spencer, James M.; Barth, James L.
Social Education, v55 n4 p212-15 Apr-May 1991
Posits the need to totally revamp social studies education, implicitly criticizing recent curriculum reform reports. Identifies five ways in which students define themselves that radically differ from teachers' and past students' points of view. Outlines resulting classroom communication problems. Questions how best to make social studies relevant to today's youth. (CH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Classroom Communication, Communication Problems, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Generation Gap, Relevance (Education), Self Concept, Social Change, Social Studies, Socialization, Student Alienation, Student Attitudes, Student Participation, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A