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Title The social studies curriculum : purposes, problems, and possibilities / edited by E. Wayne Ross.

Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Welsh  372.83043 So13 2001    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition Rev. ed.
Description ix, 350 p. ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series, theory, research, and practice in social education
SUNY series, theory, research, and practice in social education.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents The struggle for the social studies curriculum / E. Wayne Ross -- Why the study of history should be the core of social studies education / Michael Whelan -- Oppression, anti-oppression, and citizenship education / Kevin D. Vinson -- Defining the social studies curriculum: the influence of and resistance to curriculum standards and testing in social studies / Sandra Mathison, E. Wayne Ross, Kevin D. Vinson -- Whole schooling: implementing progressive school reform / Rich Gibson, J. Michael Peterson -- Multicultural social studies: schools as places for examining and challenging inequality / David W. Hursh -- Racism, prejudice, and the social studies curriculum / Jack L. Nelson, Valerie Ooka Pang -- Social studies and feminism / Nel Noddings -- Gender in the social studies curriculum / Jane Bernard-Powers -- Crafting a culturally relevant social studies approach / Gloria Ladson-Billings -- Assessment in the social studies: moving towards authenticity / Sandra Mathison -- Social studies and the arts / Terrie Epstein -- Reclaiming science for social knowledge / Stephen C. Fleury -- Decolonizing the mind for world-centered global education / Merry M. Merryfield, Binaya Subedi -- Teaching social issues: implementing the issues-centered curriculum / Ronald W. Evans -- Remaking the social studies curriculum / E. Wayne Ross.
Summary This book presents an overview of the primary issues facing teachers creating learning experiences for students in social studies. The book connects the diverse elements of the social studies curriculum--global education, social issues-centered education, and the roles of history, and the arts and sciences--thereby offering a contemporary perspective.
Subject Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Curricula -- United States.
Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Curricula -- United States.
Curriculum planning -- United States.
Added Author Ross, E. Wayne, 1956-
ISBN 0791449610
0791449629 (pbk.)
9780791449622 (pbk.)

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