AASD Goals for K-12 Social Studies

  • Develop a chronological sense of time, continuity and change and awareness of geographic place
  • Recognize that history and culture influence a society
  • Discern cause and effect relationships
  • Understand reasons for conflicting ideas and to develop possible resolutions
  • Adopt a wider perspective
  • Interpret visually-oriented content
  • Recognize the rights and responsibilities of individuals and of society
  • Analyze and evaluate information/data
  • Accept democratic beliefs
  • Develop an awareness of current affairs
  • Recognize facts and vocabulary pertinent to the grade and/or discipline