Key Developments in the social studies

  • Committee on the Social Studies

    National Education Association appoints 21 member group known as Committee on Social Studies with making recommendations concernign reorganization of secondary curriculum
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    Key Developments in the Social Studies

  • The First World War (World War I) begins after Germany declares war on Russia

  • CSS 1916 Report

    defined social studies as "those whose subject matter relates directly to the organization and development of human society, and to man as a member of social groups"
  • The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations

  • Rise of th National Council for the Social Studies

    NCSS created out of 1916 report
  • Oil exploration begins in Oman

  • Germany is admitted to the League of Nations

  • Hitler withdraws Germany from the League of Nations

  • NCSS 1st professional journal

    NCSS forst professional journal for social studies teachers, Social Education
  • World War II begins when Germany invades Poland

  • Japanese sign surrender terms on board the USS Missouri

  • Woods Hole birthplace of new Social Studies

    some of the most prominent scholars in social sciences gathered for the purpose of reconstructing curriclum. Published The Process of Education
  • NCSS publishes secedond professional journal

    NCSS publishes second professional journal devoted to elemenatry grades, Social Studies and the Young Learner
  • Goals 2000: Educate America Act

  • No Child Left Behind