Front Matter - Alberta Social Studies POS

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1. Vision

1.1. Meet needs of 21st century learner

1.2. Heart in citizenship and identity in Canada

1.3. Reflects the multiple perspectives within Canada

1.4. Fosters society that is:

1.4.1. pluralistic

1.4.2. bilingual

1.4.3. multicultural

1.4.4. inclusive

1.4.5. democratic

1.5. Emphasizes diversity and respect for differences

1.6. Promotes a sense of belonging

1.7. Engages students in active and responsible citizenship at the:

1.7.1. local

1.7.2. community

1.7.3. provincial level

1.7.4. national

1.7.5. global

1.8. Pluralism shaped by:

1.8.1. culture

1.8.2. language

1.8.3. environment

1.8.4. gender

1.8.5. ideology

1.8.6. religion

1.8.7. Spirituality

1.8.8. Philosophy

2. Definition

2.1. Issue focused & inquiry-based

2.2. Interdisciplinary

2.2.1. History

2.2.2. Geography

2.2.3. Ecology

2.2.4. Economics

2.2.5. Law

2.2.6. Philosophy

2.2.7. Political Science

2.2.8. Social Science

2.3. Practical & ethical issues

2.4. Who we are

3. Role

3.1. Develops:

3.1.1. Values & attitudes

3.1.2. Knowledge & understanding

3.1.3. Skills & processes

3.2. Foster responsible citizens

3.3. Democratic process

3.4. Effect change