The Social Studies Wars

The Social Studies Wars

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Ronald Evans describes and interprets the continuing battles over the purposes, content, methods, and theorectical foundations of the social studies curriculum. This facinating volume: addresses the failure of social studies to reach its potential for dynamic teaching because of a lack of consensus in the field; links the ever-changing rhetoric and policy decisions to their influence on classroom practice; and helps to clarify the meaning, direction, and purposes of social studies instruction in schools.U.S. history was the most frequent offering in both 7th and 8th grades (more commonly the 8th), with geography the second most frequent offering in those grades. Civics was the dominant offering in 9th grade, world history in 10th, andanbsp;...

Title:The Social Studies Wars
Author:Ronald W. Evans
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2004-01-01


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