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Study about Religions in the Social Studies Curriculum

A Position Statement of National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Approved and published 2014

College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

## 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 C3 Framework Cover The result of a three year state-led collaborative effort, the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards was developed to serve two audiences: for states to upgrade their state social studies standards and for practitioners — local school districts, schools, teachers and curriculum writers — to strengthen their social studies programs. Its objectives are to: a) enhance the rigor of the social studies disciplines; b) build critical thinking, problem solving, and participatory skills to become engaged citizens; and c) align academic programs to the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies. FREE PDF Download

College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

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The result of a three year state-led collaborative effort, the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards was developed to serve two audiences - for states to upgrade their state social studies standards and for practitioners - local school districts, schools, teachers and curriculum writers to strengthen their social studies programs to a) enhance the rigor of the social studies disciplines, b) build critical thinking, problem solving, and participatory skills to become engaged citizens, and c) align academic programs to the Common Core State Standard

Revitalizing Civic Learning in Our Schools

A Position Statement of National Council for the Social Studies

Approved by the NCSS Board of Directors 2013

Introduction

Principles for Learning

Principles for Learning is a joint statement developed by National Council for the Social Studies in cooperation with six other organizations representing 250,000 content-area teachers, administrators, educational technology specialists and other educators. We will use these principles as the foundation of advocacy on behalf of practices and policies that ensure the best education for all learners.

Global and International Education in Social Studies

revised and approved by NCSS Board of Directors 2016

Descriptors

The terms global education and international education are used to describe strategies for:

Technology Position Statement and Guidelines

revised and approved by NCSS Board of Directors 2013 ##I. Introduction

Social Studies in the Middle School

A Report of the Task Force on Social Studies in the Middle School
Approved by NCSS Board of Directors, January 1991

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