ERIC Number: EJ502252
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Reclaiming the Spirit of the Social Studies.
Brady, H. Robert; Barth, James L.
Social Education, v59 n4 p208-10 Apr-May 1995
Discusses the origins and development of social studies education from the Populist/Progressive era to the present. Contends that, because of the influence of politics on programs of study in schools, the social studies curriculum has been affected by the rise and fall of ideological and political trends. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Strategies, Politics of Education, Role of Education, Social Change, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, United States History
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
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