ERIC Number: EJ500269
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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History Standards and Culture Wars.
Nash, Gary B.; Dunn, Ross E.
Social Education, v59 n1 p5-7 Jan 1995
Reports on the controversy about the National History Standards, released in 1994 as part of the Goals 2000 program. Argues that the standards encourage critical thinking skills, active learning, use of primary sources, and integration of art and literature into history. (CFR)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Critical Thinking, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, History, History Instruction, Integrated Curriculum, Multicultural Education, National Programs, Primary Sources, Social Studies, Social Values, Sociocultural Patterns
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Goals 2000