social studies


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social studies

pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A course of study including geography, history, government, and sociology, taught in secondary and elementary schools.

social studies

n
(Sociology) (functioning as singular) the study of how people live and organize themselves in society, embracing geography, history, economics, and other subjects

so′cial stud`ies


n.
a school course comprising such subjects as history, geography, civics, sociology, and anthropology.
[1915–20]
Translations
yhteiskuntaoppi

social studies

nplscienze fpl sociali
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Over eight years ago, Michigan joined 27 other states to create the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies. For the past five years, Michigans social studies community has updated and reviewed the Michigan Social Studies Standards through the lens of this C3 Framework.
Four years ago, social studies educators in the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District in Michigan developed the Geographic Inquiry and New Temporal Sequencing curriculum (GIANTS), an inquiry-based learning model that promotes student research.
This study is situated at the intersection of social studies instruction, visual literacy, and teacher education.
This text outlines the nature and functions of elementary social studies and principles and examples to help teachers plan instruction.
In this study, I explore how elementary pre-service teachers situate race within the social studies curriculum and how prepared they feel about discussing race with their students in the context of a social studies lesson.
When it comes to public school curricula in the United States, social studies is the most encompassing and inclusive of all subjects (Ross, 2014).
The need to educate the child firmly on the rudiments of his culture and, thereby, utilise education as an agent of social and political change through emphasis on citizenship has necessitated the introduction of Social Studies in schools in Nigeria.
Social studies is a content area that encompasses many subtopics, including civics, economics, geography, and history, and is grounded in citizenship education for a democratic society (National Council for the Social Studies, 2013).
Three of the four social studies credits are attached to two high stakes exams that are required for graduation with a Regents Diploma credential.
He expressed his deep thanks and appreciation to the President of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology for this generous support, which will have the greatest impact to achieve the objectives of the National Center for Social Studies and Researches concerning the study of social issues, phenomena and problems in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and proposing appropriate recommendations and suitable solutions for them.
Despite the inability of previous reform efforts to transform social studies teaching, we believe the story contains a silver lining.
Several studies have been done over the past thirty years verifying this gender imbalance within high school social studies (Rutter 1986; Leming 1991; Ochoa 1981).