This text takes a clear stance: Social studies is about citizenship education - citizenship not only as a noun, but as a verb, something one DOES. Based on this clear curricular and pedagogical purpose, it lays out a holistic and multicultural three-part process for civic preparation: becoming informed, thinking it through, and taking action. Six outstanding teaching strategies and teaching/learning projects throughout bring this framework life.Service learningisnot monolithic. An array of communityoriented actions takes placeunder itsname. Partof thisrangereflects service learninga#39;s history. Though U.S. citizens are seen as individualistic, ahabits of the heart, a oracommunal ethic andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Young Citizens of the World|
|Author||:||Marilynne Boyle-Baise, Jack Zevin|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2009-03-03|