TITLE

SOCIAL STUDIES

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
District Administration;Mar2013, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the implications of the implementation of Common Core State Standards for social studies curriculum in the U.S. It mentions that the measure will help students enhance their interest in reading and learning historical texts. According to the author, boosting their knowledge on social studies could help them become more educated citizens.
ACCESSION #
88841741

 

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