Children's Thinking About Cultural Universals by Jere Brophy,Janet Alleman

By Jere Brophy,Janet Alleman

Drawing on interview facts, the authors describe K-3 scholars' wisdom and brooding about simple elements of the social global which are addressed within the hassle-free social stories curriculum. The interviews serious about human actions in terms of 9 cultural universals which are quite often addressed within the user-friendly social reports curriculum: foodstuff, garments, guard, communique, transportation, kinfolk dwelling, formative years, funds, and govt. This quantity synthesizes findings from the learn and discusses their implications for curriculum and guide in early social studies.

Children's wondering Cultural Universals considerably expands the data base on advancements in kid's social wisdom and considering and, additionally, presents a wealth of knowledge to notify social stories educators' and curriculum builders' efforts to compare guideline to scholars' previous wisdom, either through construction on already built legitimate wisdom and by means of addressing universal misconceptions. It represents a quantum jump within the availability of data at the trajectories of kid's wisdom approximately universal themes in basic hassle-free social reviews education.

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