Learning social science – what is right and wrong?

Ramachandran, Vimala (2008) Learning social science – what is right and wrong? Learning Curve (15). pp. 40-42.

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When I was asked to write about social science teaching and reflect on why our school system is so focused on giving children one right answer, one right approach and one way of looking at the world – I started looking back at my own school days. Yes, teaching has become uni-dimensional, children are expected to learn facts and reproduce them. Many young people find civics and history terribly boring and admit that they forget what they learn as soon as they come out of the examination hall. Why is this so? Can it be different?

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Ramachandran, Vimala
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary education, Early childhood education
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Foundation Publications
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/927
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