ERIC Number: EJ624075
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Social Action in the Social Studies: From the Ideal to the Real.
Wade, Rahima C.
Theory into Practice, v40 n1 p23-28 Win 2001
Describes a hypothetical elementary school that is centered on social studies and social action, focusing on three practices at such a school: democratic education, education for social justice, and community service learning. Challenges to social action in U.S. schools include teachers' time limitations, curriculum standards, and emphasis on individual success over collaborative efforts. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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