DISCOVERING THE ESSENCE OF SOCIAL STUDIES (SOCIAL STUDIES TODAY (Active…
DISCOVERING THE ESSENCE OF SOCIAL STUDIES
It is the study of humans and their environment
It trains children to speculate "the office of citizen"
It helps young people make informed decisions
It combines attitudes, skills and knowledge through out descipline
SOCIAL STUDIES TODAY
PAST APPROACHES TO SOCIALSTUDY CURRICULUM
Social living curriculum
Principles of democracy were applied in schools so that children can get used to it.
Progressive education and the Here-And-Now curriculum
Children needed to experience before they were taught in class.
It is a curriculum of celebrating a holiday without much knowledge about it
WHY TEACH SOCIAL STUDIES?
To assist children understand the importance of descipline
To achieve critical thinking skills to apply anywhere
Standards of NCSS
study of cultural diversity that must be taught in the curriculum
study of interdependence and global connections should be carried out
GOALS OF SOCIAL STUDIES
Development of an individual
Respect for the diversity of human