from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. A course of study including geography, history, government, and sociology, taught in secondary and elementary schools.
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- n. The study of history, geography, civics, sociology, economics, and other social-science subjects, especially in primary and secondary school.
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Or, they may find out that Robert is a conceptual specialist; he forms concepts beautifully in social studies but is consistently concrete and paralytically memory-bound in science and mathematics.
Worksheets to be completed at home, three-inch-thick books to be read in two weeks, examinations that demand careful preparation, creative projects in art, science, and social studies all compete with one another for time and space in the minds of students.
Dying with them were two payload specialists, Gregory Jarvis, a designer of satellites, and Christa McAuliffe, a high school social studies teacher from Concord, New Hampshire, who had been selected from a list of over eleven thousand applicants to be the first teacher in space.
Frank Sedlek, another retired teacher from Dunbar who taught social studies and United States history used words like “quiet,” “respectful” and “nice” in describing Aloysius.
Instilled with the traditional British-style regimens of Kenyan schools, Morris rose from his seat when the teacher arrived for his first social studies class, and said, "Good morning, sir."
Ginger Scally, social studies Teacher at E. Russell Hicks Middle School in Hagerstown, received two awards for her leadership in the Maryland History Day program.
Along with their teachers Dawn Sumner and Claire LaMothe, and with the support of the social studies education program in the Hofstra University School of Education, Health and Human Services, they organized the Freedom Walk to honor the 1961 Freedom Riders and to make a statement that racial integration and equality should still be valued by our society today.