ERIC Number: EJ895121
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
The Forgotten Legacy of Carter G. Woodson: Contributions to Multicultural Social Studies and African American History
King, LaGarrett J.; Crowley, Ryan M.; Brown, Anthony L.
Social Studies, v101 n5 p211-215 Sep-Oct 2010
The intent of this article is to examine the significance of Carter G. Woodson to the historical development of the fields of curriculum and social studies, particularly as they relate to the evolution of the modern multicultural movement. The authors focus on Woodson's contributions through his curriculum and his pedagogical efforts in establishing a more rigorous and historically accurate social studies framework through his community education initiatives, the "Negro History Bulletin", and his textbooks. They conclude the article with a discussion of how Woodson's efforts can have direct implications for social studies educators.
Descriptors: African American History, Social Studies, Multicultural Education, Curriculum, Textbooks, Periodicals, World History, Community Involvement, African American Community
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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