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Social Studies for the Next Generation: The C3 Framework for Social Studies

Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards. National Council for the Social Studies.

NCSS Bulletin 113, 144 pp. (including introductory chapters), 2013.


This important book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state standards and linking social studies education to the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies. The book includes the entire C3 document, "College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards: Guidance for Enhancing the Rigor of K-12 Civics, Economics, Geography, and History," which was produced by social studies curriculum experts working in collaboration with a Task Force of 15 professional organizations in the field of social studies. It also presents valuable introductory chapters that interpret the Framework, and discuss its context, the central concept of the Inquiry Arc, the connections between C3 and the Common Core standards, the links between C3 and the national social studies standards, and appropriate assessments for C3.

Member/List Price $19.95/$29.95 Item #130113

10 or more copies receive a 20% discount off the non-member price.

To order by purchase order, please email as attachments to; fax to 770-280-4092, or mail to NCSS Publications, P.O. Box 936082, Atlanta, GA 31193-6082. By phone, call 1-800-683-0812.

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Need time to think about your new purchase? Our 2014 Publications Catalog lists dozens of volumes that help you in your classroom and your profession. From standards to lessons to research, it's one stop shopping for the social studies professional! Find the C3 Framework i book form (Bulletin 113) listed in this catalog. Download a 2014 Publication Catalog and peruse it offline at your leisure. Just click the Publications catalog cover on the left.

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