This paper attempts to discuss the role of the Social Studies teacher
in the post modern world, a way out of insecurity in Nigeria. The reality of
the post modern world is taking its toll on the school system as well as in
other segment in Nigeria and else where around the world. The influence of post
modernity in society requires an appropriate approach in learning in school
subjects and teachers also need to be exposed to the need of preparing pupils
to face the challenges impose by p...
ABSTRACTThe study was prompted by the assumption that a child’s performance in school subjects iscorrelated by the variables of socioeconomic status, family size and family type. How thesevariables correlate stude...
paper examines the role of Social Studies curriculum implementation in
actualizing school safety in Nigeria. Safety is a social phenomenon that is
desirable in society but has in recent times imposed challenge in Nigeria.
Safety education is a concept in Social Studies learning. Safety is an
environmental issue that affects man in its totality-physically, socially and
morally among others. Social Studies as an integrated discipline is able to
x-ray essential elements of child’s ...
This paper presents a compendium of the
influence of Social Studies on society. It provides a review of the impacts of
Social Studies education in Nigeria. It stresses that Social Studies is the
education that distinctively addresses societal issues affecting various strata
of the society. The question that guides the study is: Does Social Studies
education have any relevance to the Nigeria society? It seeks to determine
whether Social Studies can be used to solve societal problems....
There is an assumption muted by the author
that this paper attempts to clarify. He assumes that classroom teachers’
inability to implement the thematic structure of the Social Studies curriculum
is due to lack of competence in pedagogical content knowledge. The implication
of the above assumption is that the learning of Social Studies will be
ineffective with the long run effect in the performance of students in their
test scores. The peculiar nature of So...