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The Social Studies Wars What Should We Teach the Children? by Ronald W. Evans

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Published by Teachers College Press .
Written in English


  • Sociology & social issues,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • United States,
  • Social sciences,
  • Sociology,
  • Education,
  • Research,
  • Histoire,
  • History,
  • Sciences sociales,
  • Study and teaching,
  • âEtats-Unis,
  • âEtude et enseignement

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9605243M
ISBN 100807744204
ISBN 109780807744208

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The history of social studies is a story of dramatic turf wars among competing political camps. In this volume, Ronald Evans describes and interprets this history and the continuing battles over the purposes, content, methods, and theoretical foundations of the social studies curriculum/5(30). I was expecting a book on the current culture wars and how they effect teaching social studies today. Instead it was a history of the debate between those who would have history be the first discipline and those who advocate a broader multidisciplinary approach called social studies/5. Welcome to your UGOPREP Social Studies Test. Press 'NEXT' when you are ready to begin. _______ are the goods and services that are produced abroad and then sold domestically. In _______ the United States Congress passed a law prohibiting the importation of slaves. By the end of the __________, military and civilian deaths for Great Britain.   In epis Dan and Michael interview Ron Evans of San Diego State University on the history of the social studies. VIEW EPISODE 40 TRANSCRIPT HERE Books, articles, lessons, and other amazing resources Evans, R. W. (). The social studies wars: What should we teach the children?. New York, NY: Teachers College Press. For more on.

  Ronald Evans describes and interprets the continuing battles over the purposes, content, methods, and theorectical foundations of the social studies curriculum. This facinating volume: addresses the failure of social studies to reach its potential for dynamic teaching because of a lack of consensus in the field; links the ever-changing rhetoric and policy decisions to their influence on. National Council for the Social Studies. 16th St, Suite Silver Spring, MD • fax Contact Us. Ronald W. Evans is the author of The Social Studies Wars ( avg rating, 30 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Schooling Corporate Citizens ( avg /5(40). The Social Studies Wars, Now and Then. Evans, Ronald W. Social Education, v70 n5 p Sep The objectives of this article are, first, to capture the main camps and patterns of the "social studies wars" since the beginning of the twentieth century and, second, to describe critical episodes from that long history that will help put the Cited by:

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