Episode 7: Civic Competence for Young Learners


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In this episode, we consider the role of civics, government, and political science in K-5 classrooms. We explore related standards, connections to the NCSS, and review some essential content and topics for elementary learners. We also visit some key civic digital resources for the classroom.

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Social Studies Education in a Multicultural Society (Elementary Education) was created by Lori T. Meier for the Fall 2020 semester as part of East Tennessee State University's Open and Affordable Course Material Awards Program.

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Episode 7: Civic Competence for Young Learners