ERIC Number: EJ476767
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Holidays, Cultural Diversity, and the Public Culture.
Naylor, David T.; Smith, Bruce D.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v6 n2 p4-5,17 Nov-Dec 1993
Asserts that celebration of holidays, long a significant aspect of elementary social studies, has been abandoned by many schools because of controversy. Argues that holidays serve important societal functions and are part of the public culture. Provides criteria for establishing school policies about holidays and their celebration. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cultural Activities, Cultural Context, Cultural Enrichment, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Design, Educational Policy, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Holidays, Multicultural Education, Public Policy, Religious Factors, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A