ERIC Number: EJ528482
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Toward a Philosophy of Economics Education.
Rader, William D.
Social Studies, v87 n1 p4-6 Jan-Feb 1996
Argues that economic literacy is necessary for an informed opinion about the factors influencing our society and government. Maintains that, currently, high school students' misinformation about economic facts and their inability to perform economic analysis puts our economy at risk. Advocates increasing objective and nonpartisan economics instruction. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Economic Factors, Economics, Economics Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Affairs Education, Role of Education, Social Studies
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A