Session 3.2: Citizenship, Gender, & Social Class: Critically Analyzing the 2010 National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies


Discourse analysis (Gee, 2011) is employed to uncover the broader discourses surrounding citizenship, gender, and social class in the 2010 NCSS National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies. Each paper is uniquely focused; combined, they illuminate how discourse in the NCSS standards may impact social studies education in schools.

Discussant: Benjamin M. Jacobs, New York University
  • Paper 1: Constructions of Citizenship and the 2010 National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
          Annette M. Simmons, The College of St. Scholastica
  • Paper 2: Investigating the Presence of Gender in the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
          Kathryn E. Engebretson, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Paper 3: Social Class and the Social Studies
          Sara A. Levy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm
Room: 
America's Center 121
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