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The primary goal of Social Studies education is to give students the knowledge, skills, and competencies to be active, informed citizens who are able to think critically

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Goals and Rationale

The main purpose of the Social Studies curriculum is to develop graduates who have the knowledge, skills, and competencies to be active, informed citizens.

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What's New

The K–9 Social Studies draft curriculum received a great deal of feedback from educators.

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Featured Instructional Sample

Keeping it in Perspective

Students will understand that different perspectives influence the way local and provincial communities and economies use and conserve natural resources. Students will participate in discussions about the use of natural resources in their local community; conduct research; make inferences about the beliefs, values, and motivations of different natural resource stakeholders; and develop their communication skills through role-play, discussion, and debate. 
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