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The Social Studies


by Kai Jensen - 1939

The conviction is growing that the development of a better understanding of the significant problems now facing our disordered society and the cultivation of the ability to deal with them more effectively are vital and major responsibilities of the school. The brunt of these responsibilities has fallen upon the social studies, and workers in the field have responded with much philosophizing and heroic lists of goals or objectives to be achieved. The outcomes have been conceived primarily in terms of what the child "ought" to know.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 38, No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 40 Number 9, 1939, p. 325-360
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20584, Date Accessed: 12/10/2019 1:22:53 AM

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