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Sociological Studies of Children and Youth (Sociological

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As opposed to the content of the "structured disciplines," the social studies are especially amenable to constructivist ideas for teaching and learning. King Jr. is by far mentioned with the most enthusiasm and frequency. S. population is now 390 million; One of ten people worldwide are 65 or older; Eastern Africa has more people than all countries in South America, the Caribbean, and Oceania, combined; • Western Africa has the same population of all of Europe; • India has more people than China.

Childhood in Nineteenth-Century France: Work, Health and

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As of 2004, 68% of children lived with two married parents. ("Family Structure and Children's Living Arrangements," Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, http://childstats.gov/amchildren05/pop6.asp) In 2004, 23% of children lived with only their mothers, 5% lived with only their fathers, and 4% lived with neither of their parents. (Family Structure...) Only 45% of all teenage children live with their married biological parents. ("The Positive Effects of Marriage: A Book of Charts," Patrick Fagan, www.heritage.org/Research /Features/Marriage/index.cfm) Children in single-parent families comprise 27% of all American children, yet they account for 62% of all poor children. ("The Positive Effects...") The three most significant reasons children are raised without their married mother and father are unwed pregnancy, cohabitation, and divorce. ("The State of Our Unions: The Social Health of Marriage in America 2006," David Popenoe and Barbara Whitehead, National Marriage Project, http://marriage.rutgers.edu print version p.33) Children raised in intact married families are more likely to attend college, are physically and emotionally healthier, are less likely to be physically or sexually abused, less likely to use drugs or alcohol and to commit delinquent behaviors, have a decreased risk of divorcing when they get married, are less likely to become pregnant/impregnate someone as a teenager, and are less likely to be raised in poverty. ("Why Marriage Matters: 26 Conclusions from the Social Sciences," Bradford Wilcox, Institute for American Values, www.americanvalues.org/html/r-wmm.html) Children receive gender specific support from having a mother and a father.

Vital and Health Statistics: Design and Operation of the

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As of 2004, 68% of children lived with two married parents. ("Family Structure and Children's Living Arrangements," Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, http://childstats.gov/amchildren05/pop6.asp) In 2004, 23% of children lived with only their mothers, 5% lived with only their fathers, and 4% lived with neither of their parents. (Family Structure...) Only 45% of all teenage children live with their married biological parents. ("The Positive Effects of Marriage: A Book of Charts," Patrick Fagan, www.heritage.org/Research /Features/Marriage/index.cfm) Children in single-parent families comprise 27% of all American children, yet they account for 62% of all poor children. ("The Positive Effects...") The three most significant reasons children are raised without their married mother and father are unwed pregnancy, cohabitation, and divorce. ("The State of Our Unions: The Social Health of Marriage in America 2006," David Popenoe and Barbara Whitehead, National Marriage Project, http://marriage.rutgers.edu print version p.33) Children raised in intact married families are more likely to attend college, are physically and emotionally healthier, are less likely to be physically or sexually abused, less likely to use drugs or alcohol and to commit delinquent behaviors, have a decreased risk of divorcing when they get married, are less likely to become pregnant/impregnate someone as a teenager, and are less likely to be raised in poverty. ("Why Marriage Matters: 26 Conclusions from the Social Sciences," Bradford Wilcox, Institute for American Values, www.americanvalues.org/html/r-wmm.html) Children receive gender specific support from having a mother and a father.

Exploring Child Development Transactions and Transformations

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Both the contradictory origins of social studies in schools and the long-standing dispute over the relative emphasis of cultural transmission and critical thinking will be examined. We visited an adult education program with a 70-year history of working for social and economic change through education and democratic action. He addresses radio and television audiences on shows such as Good Morning America, More to Life, NBC TV News, and CBC Radio.

Child Street Life: An Inside View of Hazards and

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To develop the capacity to apply theory and knowledge to policy analysis. Social sciences majors who combine coursework in journalism with study in specialized fields like sociology or economics can thrive in the fast paced world of public relations. In its 2001 National School Climate Survey, GLSEN found that 80.6% of LGBT students reported that there were no positive portrayals of LGBT people, history, or events in any of their classes. This list does not reflect current openings; it is meant to show some typical job listings.

Recent Changes and New Trends in Extrafamilial

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She’s interested in the intersection of gender and public policy, as well as social issues, particularly as they pertain to gender. Hawks and owls can find food as there are lots of birds and small animals to eat. Even in light of heightened international awareness, it is a disturbing reality that no country has yet managed to eliminate the gender gap.” The report places the United States at number 17 out of 58 nations in terms of its equalizing of the gender gap.

The Playgroup Movement: Volume 3

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A basic know-how of the political systems, public policies, and political theories is essential. Social studies: Elementary-school programs. However, children will not automatically become citizens when they graduate or reach voting age; they are citizens now, with rights, responsibilities, and a confusing array of choices before them. Chomsky comments in Class Warfare (1997) that “when you read John Dewey today, or Thomas Jefferson, their work sounds like that of some crazed Marxist lunatic.

Statistical Handbook on the World's Children:

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These disciplines acquaint the child with his social and physical environments, and have a unique responsibility to help the child learn those understandings, attitudes, and skills which are necessary for democratic citizenship. Module options change on a regular basis to reflect the teaching and research interests of staff, as well as to ensure the degree is up-to-date. Social Studies and the Young Learner 17 no. 3 (January/February 2005) 8-10. In considering this changing landscape of cultural heritage institutions—from the material presence in the institution to the digital platform available on the Web—scholars in various fields including library and information sciences, art history, and history have recently begun to attend to the implications of digital sources as a system for learning that, far from simply being available on the Web environment, holds with it a great deal of social and educational import.

Moral Agendas For Children's Welfare

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Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 9, 233–249. In the following dialogue, an eight-year-old girl expresses her views about whether the porcupine should be able stay and under what conditions: So, they ask him to get out and then they say, “Why don’t you. .. why won’t you go away? Upon a first listening, one might hear the music as ugly, chaotic, and meaningless- "its just a lot of notes." All continuing Swarthmore students are eligible, although preference will be given to juniors.

Saving Millie; a daughter's story of surviving her mother's

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Climate is assessed with three second-order factors: ‘engagement’ (personalization, personal accomplishment), ‘functionality’ (growth and achievement, role clarity, cooperation), and ‘stress’ [ 43 ]. As previously mentioned, the structure of this study is QUAL → quan, meaning that qualitative methods precede quantitative and that they are predominant [ 64, 88 ]. This conclusion indicates that textbooks lack an understanding of the severity of racism, and an arrogance regarding where these issues are ignored and forgotten by teacher educators.