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[EDEE 280] - Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam (95 pages long!)


Department
Elementary Education
Course Code
EDEE 280
Professor
Paul Zanazanian
Study Guide
Final

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EDEE 280
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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The Role and Relevance of Social Studies
Geography = space
Citizenship = living together
History = time
Goals of social studies:
to develop the necessary competencies and caring mindset for improving
the quality of common future life
OR
to develop competent and caring individuals who can make decent decisions
for the common good
HISTORY
related to time
time and change are interconnected
importance of history: offers a sense of prestige, connectivity, identity
certain rules from history that we can learn
offers lessons
helps us make better decisions
better understanding of the complexity of the world we live in
gives a sense of direction and place
3 ways of looking at history
Remember the past.
Remembered and preserved knowledge.
A record of past events or trends.
Ex: Oral tradition, statues
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History is remembering and preserving the past through writing or oral
traditions, symbols…
Understand the past.
The study of past events.
A discipline that records and interprets.
A narrative description of past events.
Historians do this
When you record the past, its very subjective and biased
The way that facts are understood is what’s controversial about history
Imagine the past.
The whole past. (quantifying change)
An aggregate of past events.
The continuum of events leading from the past to the present and into the
future.
Time is in fluxed
You want to have a larger meaning of things and see where you are in the
world
A sense of where you’re coming from and where you’re going when time
progresses
The past can help us see the world differently
WHY HISTORY?  what happens when we bring all 3 elements together
(imagining the past, understanding the past, remembering the past)
Human concern for making sense of TIME and for developing a rapport with
it.
To give meaning to oneself, to loved ones, as well as to one’s community,
society, and the world.
To see where all these fit in the larger scheme of things.
WHY DO WE TEACH HISTORY?
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