Essence of Social Studies (Historical Approaches (Holiday Curriculum,…
Essence of Social Studies
Progressive Education and the Here-and-Now Curriculum
Appreciation and respect for human diversity
Knowledge-based concept of social reality
Social civic competence
To integrate knowledge, skills and attitudes within and across disciplines.
Prepare to assume the office of citizenship.
Develop ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for public good as citizens of culturally diverse, democratic society in a interdepend world.
integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence(NCSS,2010, P.3)
Social Studies Today
need to incorporate :
Meaning and relevance
High interest, engagement, and challenge
Integrated subject areas
Attitude and values
Standard of knowledge, skills and attitudes