Social Studies - Program of Studies

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1. Vision

1.1. 21st Century learners

1.2. Citizenship & identity

1.2.1. Community

1.2.2. Provincial

1.2.3. National

1.2.4. Global

1.3. Multiple perspectives

1.3.1. Aboriginal

1.3.2. Francophone

1.4. Diversity & respect

1.5. Belonging & acceptance

1.6. Canadian society

1.6.1. Pluralistic

1.6.2. Bilingual

1.6.3. Multicultural

1.6.4. Inclusive

1.6.5. Democratic

1.7. Pluralism

1.7.1. Aboriginal heritage

1.7.2. Bilingual nature

1.7.3. Multiculturalism

1.7.4. Shaped by multiple factors

1.7.4.1. Culture

1.7.4.2. Language

1.7.4.3. Environment

1.7.4.4. Gender

1.7.4.5. Ideology

1.7.4.6. Religion & Spirituality

1.7.4.7. Philosophy

2. Definition

2.1. The study of people in relation...

2.1.1. ...To each other

2.1.2. ...To the world

2.2. Issue-focused

2.3. Inquiry-based

2.4. Interdisciplinary

2.4.1. History

2.4.2. Geography

2.4.3. Ecology

2.4.4. Economics

2.4.5. Law

2.4.6. Philosophy

2.4.7. Political Science

2.4.8. Social Science

2.5. Enables students to understand...

2.5.1. ...Who they are

2.5.2. ...What they want to become

2.5.3. ...The society in which they live

3. Role

3.1. Active & responsible citizens

3.2. Engaged in democratic process

3.3. Capacity to effect change

3.3.1. In the community

3.3.2. In society

3.3.3. In the world

4. Values & Attitudes

4.1. Respect for all human beings

4.2. Social compassion & justice

4.3. Multiple perspectives

4.4. Canadian identity

4.4.1. Traditions

4.4.2. Concepts

4.4.3. Symbols

4.5. Personal identity & belonging

4.6. Global consciousness

4.6.1. Humanity

4.6.2. World issues

4.7. Environmental sustainability

4.8. Lifelong learning

4.8.1. Social studies

4.8.2. Social sciences

5. Knowledge & Understanding

5.1. Rights & responsibilities

5.2. Uniqueness of Canada

5.2.1. Land

5.2.2. History

5.2.3. Complexities

5.2.4. Current issues

5.3. Contemporary realities

5.3.1. History of Alberta

5.3.2. History of Canada

5.3.3. History of the world

5.4. Historic & contemporary issues

5.4.1. Controversial

5.4.2. Multiple perspectives

5.5. Aboriginal diversity

5.5.1. Traditions

5.5.2. Values

5.5.3. Attitudes

5.5.4. Contemporary challenges & contributions

5.5.4.1. Rural settings

5.5.4.2. Urban settings

5.5.4.3. Cultural settings

5.5.4.4. Linguistic settings

5.6. Francophones

5.6.1. Historical & contemporary realities

5.6.2. Multiethnic & intercultural makeup

5.7. Immigration

5.7.1. Challenges

5.7.2. Opportunities

5.8. Social cohesion in a pluralistic society

5.9. Distribution of power

5.9.1. Political

5.9.2. Economic

5.10. Institutions

5.10.1. Social

5.10.2. Political

5.10.3. Economic

5.10.4. Legal

5.11. Interdependent world

5.11.1. Change in opportunities

5.11.2. Change in responsibilities

6. Skills & Processes

6.1. Active inquiry

6.2. Creative thinking

6.3. Problem solving

6.3.1. Conflict resolution

6.3.2. Decision making

6.4. Historical & geographic skill application

6.5. Information & communication technologies

6.6. Research ethically

6.6.1. Varied methods & sources

6.6.2. Organize & interpret findings

6.6.3. Defend opinions

6.7. Metacognitive skills

6.7.1. Reflection

6.8. Recognize & responsibly address injustice

6.9. Communicate

6.9.1. Informed

6.9.2. Organized

6.9.3. Persuasive