Front Matter - Alberta Social Studies POS

Front Matter of the POS for Alberta Social Studies (p. 1 & 2)

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1. Vision

1.1. Nature of the 21st century learners

1.2. Citizenship and Identity

1.3. Multiple perspectives

1.3.1. Aborigional

1.3.2. Francophone

1.4. Importance/Respect for Diversity

1.5. Promote a sense of belonging and acceptance

1.6. Pluralistic view

2. Definition

2.1. Study of people in relation to each other and to their world.

2.2. Issues-focused and inquiry-based interdisciplinary subject

2.2.1. Draws upon history, geography,ecology economics, law, philosophy, political science and other social science disciplines

2.3. Integral to the process of enabling students to develop and understanding of who they are, why they want to become and the society in which they want to live

3. Role

3.1. Values and Attitudes

3.1.1. Value Diversity

3.1.2. demonstrate social compassion, fairness and justice

3.1.3. appreciate and respect how multiple perspectives shape

3.1.4. honour and value the traditions, concepts and symbols that are the expression of Canadian identity

3.1.5. Thrive in their evolving identity with a sense of belonging

3.1.6. demonstrate a global consciousness

3.1.7. demonstrate a consciousness for the limits of the natural environment, stewardship for the land and an understanding of the principles of sustaniability

3.1.8. value lifelong learning and opportunities for careers

3.2. Knowledge and Understanding

3.2.1. Understand their rights and responsibilities in order to make informed decisions and participate fully in society

3.2.2. understand the unique nature of Canada and its land, history, complexities and current issues

3.2.3. understand how knowledge of the history of Alberta, of Canada and of the world, contributes to a better comprehension of contemporary realities.

3.2.4. New node

3.3. Skills and Processes

3.3.1. New node