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

Publication Info. Albany, NY : SUNY Press, [2014]


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 Axe Special Collections Welsh  372.83043 So13 2014    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition Fourth edition.
Description xii, 419 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I: Purposes of the Social Studies Curriculum. Social studies curriculum migration : confronting challenges in the 21st century / C. Gregg Jorgensen ; Social studies curriculum and teaching in the era of standardization / E. Wayne Ross, Sandra Mathison, and Kevin D. Vinson ; Creating authentic spaces for democratic social studies education / Christopher Leahey ; "Capitalism is for the body, religion is for the soul" : insurgent social studies for the 22nd century / Abraham P. DeLeon -- Part II: Social Issues and the Social Studies Curriculum. Dangerous citizenship / E. Wayne Ross and Kevin D. Vinson ; Teaching students to think about patriotism / Joel Westheimer ; Ecological democracy : an environmental approach to citizenship education / Neil O. Houser ; Native studies, praxis, and the public good / Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) ; Marxism and critical multicultural social studies : redux / Curry Stephenson Malott and Marc Pruyn ; Prejudice, racism, and the social studies curriculum / Jack L. Nelson and Valerie Ooka Pang ; The language of gender, sex, and sexuality and youth experiences in schools / Lisa W. Loutzenheiser -- Part III: The Social Studies Curriculum in Practice. Making assessment work for teaching and learning / Sandra Mathison ; Why inquiry? / Doug Selwyn ; Beyond fearing the savage : responding to Islamophobia in the classroom / Özlem Sensoy ; Class struggle in the classroom / Gregory Queen ; Critical medial literacy and social studies : paying heed to Orwell and Huxley / Paul Orlowski ; Teaching democracy : what schools need to do / Joseph Kahne and Joel Westheimer -- Part IV: Conclusion. Remaking the social studies curriculum / E. Wayne Ross.
Summary "The Social Studies Curriculum, Fourth Edition updates the definitive overview of the issues teachers face when creating learning experiences for students in social studies. The book connects the diverse elements of the social studies. The book connects the diverse elements of the social studies curriculum--civic, global, social issues--offering a unique and critical perspective that separates it from other texts. Completely updated, this book includes twelve new chapters on the history of the social studies; democratic social studies; citizenship education; anarchist inspired transformative social studies; patriotism; ecological democracy; Native studies; inquiry teaching; Islamophobia; capitalism and class struggle; gender, sex, sexuality, and youth experiences in school; and critical media literacy. All the chapters from the previous edition have been thoroughly revised and updated, including those on teaching social studies in the age of curriculum standardization and high-stakes testing, critical multicultural social studies, prejudice and racism, assessment, and teaching democracy. Readers are encouraged to reconsider their assumptions and understanding about the origins, purposes, nature, and possibilities of the social studies curriculu"--Back cover.
Subject Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Curricula -- United States.
Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Curricula -- United States.
Curriculum planning -- United States.
Curriculum planning. (OCoLC)fst00885382
Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Curricula. (OCoLC)fst01123025
Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Curricula. (OCoLC)fst01123041
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Ross, E. Wayne, 1956- editor.
ISBN 9781438453170 (hardcover)
1438453175 (hardcover)
9781438453163 (paperback)
1438453167 (paperback)
9781438453187 (electronic bk.)

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