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ERIC Number: EJ436697
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Abstractor: N/A
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ISSN: ISSN-0093-3104
The Abandonment of Social Studies?
Griffith, Bryant
Theory and Research in Social Education, v19 n2 p136-51 Spr 1991
Addresses the question of whether the social studies should be abandoned. Discusses Kieran Egan's analysis of the importance of storytelling and Egan's proposal to abandon the social studies curriculum in favor of a pedagogy more consistent with the way children think. Critiques Egan's view and examines implications for educators. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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