Social Studies- Alberta Program of Studies - Front Matter

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1. Program Vision

1.1. reflects the nature of 21st century

1.2. reflects multiple perspectives

1.3. promotes belonging and acceptance

2. Definition

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

2.2. interdisciplinary

2.2.1. history

2.2.2. geography

2.2.3. political science

2.2.4. globalizaton

2.2.5. cultural studies

2.2.6. economics

2.3. who they are, who they want to become, and the society where they want to live

3. Role of Social Studies

3.1. Skills and Processes

3.1.1. critical thinking and problem solving

3.1.2. manage, interpret and share information

3.1.3. metacognition

3.2. Values and Attitudes

3.2.1. value diversity and multiple perspectives

3.2.2. thrive in an evolving identity

3.3. Knowledge and Understanding

3.3.1. make informed decisions

3.3.2. historic and current events from multiple perspectives