Social Studies : Teaching Practices :
Curriculum Standards for Social Studies - Curriculum Standards from the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) source
National Geography Standards - The goal of the National Geography Standards is to produce a geographically informed person who sees meaning in the arrangement of things in space and applies a spatial perspective to life situations source
National Standards for Civics and Government - The goal of education in civics and government is informed, responsible participation in political life by competent citizens committed to the fundamental values and principles of American constitutional democracy source
National Standards for History in the Schools - Standards for elementary through high school history students from the National Center for History in the Schools source
The Five Themes of Geography - What should a study of geography include? Here are guidelines from the NCGE/AAG source
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