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Where did social studies go wrong?

Author: James S Leming; Lucien Ellington; Kathleen Porter
Publisher: Washington, DC : Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, 2003.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S Leming; Lucien Ellington; Kathleen Porter
OCLC Number: 53098003
Notes: "August 2003."
Description: vii, vi, 148 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Chester E. Finn, Jr. --
Introduction / James S. Leming and Lucien Ellington --
A brief history of social studies / Diane Ravitch --
The training of idiots : civics education in America's schools --
The student, the world, and the global education ideology / Jonathan Burack --
Multiculturalism and social studies / Lucien Ellington and Jana S. Eaton --
Teacher-centered instruction: the Rodney Dangerfield of social studies / Mark C. Schug --
Garbage in, garbage out: expanding environments, constructivism, and content knowledge in social studies / Bruce Frazee and Samuel Ayers --
Ignorant activists: social change, "higher order thinking", and the failure of social studies / James S. Leming.
Responsibility: edited by James S. Leming, Lucien Ellington and Kathleen Porter.

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