ERIC Number: EJ587382
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Decision Making in Middle School Social Studies: An Imperative for Youth and Democracy.
Ochoa-Becker, Anna S.
Clearing House, v72 n6 p337-40 Jul 1999
Argues that social-studies curricula should foster values and practices consistent with democratic values; that this requires critical thinkers who can make informed decisions; and that decision making is based on being able to ask good, probing questions. Discusses the nature of middle-school learners, the strengthening of democracy, and socialization and counter-socialization. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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