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ERIC Number: EJ464768
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
Elementary Social Studies Should Be Driven by Major Social Education Goals.
Brophy, Jere E.; Alleman, Janet
Social Education, v57 n1 p27-32 Jan 1993
Argues that the elementary social studies curriculum is based on unimportant and disconnected topics that are of little relevance or interest to students. Proposes a curriculum based on major social education goals such as shelter, citizen participation, and the appreciation of a multicultural society. Suggests seven steps teachers can use to overcome limitations of materials and curriculum plans. (CFR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
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