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California history social science frameworks

  1. 1. California History-California History- Social ScienceSocial Science FrameworksFrameworks Dr. Carla Piper EDMU 523
  2. 2. California Curriculum Frameworks and Standards
  3. 3. Knowledge And Cultural Understanding Critical Thinking Skills Democratic Understanding And Civic Values Curriculum Strands History- Social Science Students Participation Skills Basic Study Skills Socio- Political Literacy Civic Values Rights and Responsibilities Critical Thinking Skills National Identity Historical Literacy Ethical Literacy Skills Attainment And Social Participation Economic Literacy Cultural Literacy Geographic Literacy
  4. 4. Goals and Curriculum Strands  Knowledge and Cultural Understanding – History and the other humanities, geography, and the social sciences  Democratic Understanding and Civic Values – National identity, constitutional heritage, civic values, and rights and responsibilities  Skills attainment and Social Participation – Basic study skills, critical thinking skills, and participation skills that are essential for effective citizenship
  5. 5. Historical Literacy  Develop research skills and a sense of historical empathy  Understand the meaning of time and chronology  Analyze cause and effect  Understand the reasons for continuity and change  Recognize history as common memory, with political implications  Understand the importance of religion, philosophy, and other major belief systems in history.
  6. 6. Ethical Literacy  Recognize the sanctity of life and the dignity of the individual  Understand ways in which different societies have tried to resolve ethical issues  Understand that the ideas people profess affect their behavior  Realize that concern for ethics and human rights is universal and represents the aspirations of men and women in every time and place
  7. 7. Cultural Literacy  Understand the rich, complex nature of a given culture: – Drama, music, dance, law, religion, philosophy, architecture, technology, science, education, sports, social structures, and economy  Recognize the relationships among the various parts of a nation’s cultural life  Learn about mythology, legends, values, and beliefs of a people  Recognize that literature and art shape and reflect the inner life of a people.  Take pride in their own cultural heritages and develop a multicultural perspective that respects the dignity and worth of all people.
  8. 8. Geographic Literacy  Develop an awareness of place  Develop locational skills and understanding  Understand human and environmental interaction  Understand human movement  Understand world regions and their historical, cultural, economic, and political characteristics.
  9. 9. Economic Literacy  Understand the basic economic problems confronting all societies  Understand comparative economic systems  Understand the basic economic goals, performance, and problems of our society  Understand the basic economic goals, performance, and problems of our society  Understand the international economic system
  10. 10. Sociopolitical Literacy  Understand the close relationship between social and political systems  Understand the close relationship between society and the law  Understand comparative political systems
  11. 11. Democratic Understanding and Civic Values  National Identity  Constitutional Heritage  Civil Values, Rights, and Responsibilities
  12. 12. Skills Attainment and Social Participation  To participate effectively in society: – Develop personal skills – Develop group interaction skills – Develop social and political participation skills  Critical Thinking skills  Basic Study Skills
  13. 13. John Dewey  John Dewey - Father of Progressivism  Education and Democracy – focus on the democratic American education ideal.  School is a democratic society in itself, preparing students for community life. 1859-1952
  14. 14. John Dewey  Views the mind as a problem solver.  People are naturally exploring, inquiring entities and learn through direct experience.  The teacher is an intellectual guide or facilitator in the problem solving process.
  15. 15. Progressivist Teaching  Group activities and group problem solving to prepare for solving world problems.  Stimulates students to plan and carry out activities and research projects using group processes and democratic procedures.  Students learn by doing and discovering.  Center on students’ interests in real problems.
  16. 16. Questions for Brainstorming  How can you create a classroom that promotes democratic understanding and respect for human rights? Discuss your ideas for classroom management, organization, and behavior protocols that promote civic responsibility at both primary and intermediate grade levels.  How can you promote students’ basic study skills, critical thinking skills, and social participation skills that prepare them for effective citizenship in a democratic society?  How can the study of history and social studies contribute to your students’ understanding of the principles and values of democracy?
  17. 17. California Social Studies Index Content Standards Curriculum Frameworks Education & the Environment Initiative Curriculum External Resources Instructional Materials Recommended Literature for Pre-K Through Grade 12