This chapter examines the teaching of civics and government, and of economics. Below are listed the NCSS teacher expectations in each of these content areas as well as ideas for teaching. This chapter ends with a description of global education, a newer area of social studies that incorporates a variety of disciplines and their global impact.
This article is an excerpt from Johnson, A. (2009). Making connections in elementary and middle school social studies (2nd ed). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
Elementary and Literacy Education Department
Johnson, A. (2009). Chapter 4: Teaching civics and government, and economics. https://cornerstone.lib.mnsu.edu/eec-fac-pubs/97/
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