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Heafner, Tina Lane – Social Education, 2020
This article, which was completed in January 2020, expands the author's presidential address, which was delivered at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference in Austin, Texas, on November 22, 2019. In her address, Heafner discusses the new ecology of social studies and focuses on concerns over the civic health of our…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Activism, Conferences (Gatherings), Speeches
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Ellis, Justine Esta; Marcus, Benjamin Pietro – Social Education, 2019
What does religious studies education aim to teach? For years, this question has confounded educators and policymakers within the United States. To exacerbate matters, a common yet problematic narrative has emerged: content knowledge and skills are at odds with each other. In one camp, the story goes, are those who emphasize the…
Descriptors: Religion Studies, Social Studies, Multiple Literacies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Maxwell, Mike – Social Education, 2019
After a quarter-century with historical thinking skills at the forefront of the history-teaching agenda, the news from history education is not good. In 2012, for example, the American Historical Association (AHA) observed, "the systematic teaching of history had all but ended in elementary schools across the country." In late 2018, the…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Knowledge Level
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Vilotti, Kimberly; Berson, Ilene – Social Education, 2019
As young children engage in their play and daily activities, they show a natural interest in the world around them. Early childhood educators may capitalize on these interests and carefully plan a variety of experiences with social studies in mind, cultivating and extending young children's diverse skills and abilities to form and voice opinions,…
Descriptors: Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Social Studies, Skill Development
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Justice, Benjamin; Stanley, Jason – Social Education, 2016
This article discusses how the divisive rhetoric of presidential candidate Donald Trump presents a challenge for teachers covering the presidential primaries in their classrooms. This article discusses democracy and the challenge of demagoguery, as well as pedagogical issues that teachers face while teaching in the time of Trump. The article…
Descriptors: Presidents, Teaching Methods, Democracy, Attribution Theory
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Social Education, 2015
Within the United States, education has long been valued as a means of fostering the growth and development of each person in order to realize the democratic ideals of freedom, equality, non-discrimination, and respect for the rights of all. In an increasingly globalized world and within the United States itself, this growth and development must…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Social Studies, Citizenship Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Griffin, Susan – Social Education, 2014
NCSS Executive Director Susan Griffin was chair of the Task Force of Professional Organizations that worked with the Social Studies Assessment, Curriculum, and Instruction Collaborative (SSACI) of the Council of Chief State School Officers to initiate and guide the development of the "College, Career and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Core Curriculum, Interviews, Opinions
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Social Education, 2014
On September 17, 2013 (Constitution Day), the C3 Framework was released under the title "The College, Career and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards: Guidance for Enhancing the Rigor of K-12 Civics, Economics, Geography, and History." The C3 Project Director and lead writer was NCSS member Kathy Swan, who is…
Descriptors: Interviews, Social Studies, State Standards, Guidance Programs
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Social Education, 2013
Susan Griffin, executive director of NCSS, was chair of the Task Force of Professional Organizations that initiated and guided the development of "The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards", which will soon be released. In this interview with "Social Education", Susan explains how the…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Social Studies, State Standards, Professional Associations
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Social Education, 2013
"The C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards will soon be released under the title "The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards: State Guidance for Enhancing the Rigor of K-12 Civics, Economics, Geography, and History." The C3 Project Director and Lead Writer was NCSS member Kathy…
Descriptors: Social Studies, State Standards, Academic Standards, Civics
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Ornstein, Norman; Stoilov, Vassia – Social Education, 2011
Many countries around the world have compulsory voting laws. In the United States, where voter turnout tends to be lower than in other developed democracies, experts wonder whether voting laws would have a positive impact. In two distinct essays, voting and elections experts Norman Ornstein and Vassia Stoilov debate the implementation of…
Descriptors: Voting, Democracy, Elections, Laws
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Niederjohn, M. Scott; Schug, Mark C.; Wood, William C. – Social Education, 2010
The U.S. economy took a historic nosedive in 2007-2010. It was the worst downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s. However, evidence is emerging which suggests the country is in the midst of an economic recovery. In February 2010, the U.S. Commerce Department reported that GDP rose at a 5.9 percent annual rate in October through December…
Descriptors: Economic Climate, Financial Problems, Economic Change, Economic Development
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Middleton, Tiffany Willey – Social Education, 2010
Maritime piracy has increasingly been in the news, and in the courtroom, in recent years. This article presents an interview with international legal and overseas piracy expert Douglas Guilfoyle. In this interview, Guilfoyle discusses why piracy is a growing problem and some of the challenges it creates for the international community. He also…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Terrorism, Crime, Interviews
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2010
This article presents an open letter to President Barack Obama written by the author to express his concerns about the increasing emphasis on mathematics and science education along with the continued emphasis on reading/language arts while a fourth major curriculum area--social studies--is being marginalized by lack of funding and reduced…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, State Departments of Education, Presidents, Mathematics Education
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Blanchette, Sue – Social Education, 2010
In Texas, the members of the State Board of Education (SBOE) are elected in a partisan election. One of the duties of the State Board of Education is overseeing the writing of curriculum standards for the various content areas. A call went out to educators across the state, asking for volunteers to write the standards. Committees were formed for…
Descriptors: Hearings, Social Studies, Academic Standards, State Boards of Education
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