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Craven, Jean – Social Education, 1985
Results of a social studies program evaluation conducted in the Albuquerque Public Schools are consistent in most respects with major research studies throughout the country. Highlights of the study that examined social studies program goals, course content and sequencing, teaching methods and instructional materials, and program effectiveness are…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs
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McFarland, Mary A. – Social Education, 1990
Based on the 1989 presidential address to the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), the article discusses the role that social studies education plays in developing citizenship skills. States that society cannot leave to chance the promotion of citizenship in successive generations. Calls for the NCSS members to unite their efforts to…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Civics, Community Involvement