Michael Harcourt, Andrea Milligan and Bronwyn Wood (Eds.): Teaching Social Studies for Critical, Active Citizenship in Aotearoa New Zealand

Michael Harcourt, Andrea Milligan and Bronwyn Wood (Eds.): Teaching Social Studies for Critical,... NZ J Educ Stud (2018) 53:309–311 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40841-018-0113-8 BOOK REVIEW Michael Harcourt, Andrea Milligan and Bronwyn Wood (Eds.): Teaching Social Studies for Critical, Active Citizenship in Aotearoa New Zealand NZCER Press, Wellington, NZ, 2016, 173 pp., ISBN: 978-0-947509-41-5. NZ$45.00 (softcover). Also available as an e-book https://mebooks.co.nz/teaching-social-studies-for-critic al-active-citizenship-ebook and on Kindle through Amazon Rowena Taylor Received: 1 February 2018 / Accepted: 24 May 2018 / Published online: 4 June 2018 © New Zealand Association for Research in Education 2018 This important book addresses the nature and purpose of contemporary social stud- ies. Social studies has frequently been derided during its 70 + year history as a com- pulsory integrated school subject in New Zealand yet the subject has a strong basis within citizenship education. While citizenship education has been a key theme of three past edited publications about social studies pedagogy, this one has a more cohesive focus on Barr’s ‘twin goals’ of social studies (Barr 1998): (i) learning about how society operates (variously termed social literacy, civic literacy, substan- tive knowledge, knowing about); and (ii) skills for effective participation in society (variously termed citizenship capabilities, syntactical knowledge, knowing how). A wider appreciation of this binary (knowledge and skills) in social studies learning by teachers, teacher http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies Springer Journals

Michael Harcourt, Andrea Milligan and Bronwyn Wood (Eds.): Teaching Social Studies for Critical, Active Citizenship in Aotearoa New Zealand

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by New Zealand Association for Research in Education
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Education; Education, general
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0028-8276
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10.1007/s40841-018-0113-8
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NZ J Educ Stud (2018) 53:309–311 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40841-018-0113-8 BOOK REVIEW Michael Harcourt, Andrea Milligan and Bronwyn Wood (Eds.): Teaching Social Studies for Critical, Active Citizenship in Aotearoa New Zealand NZCER Press, Wellington, NZ, 2016, 173 pp., ISBN: 978-0-947509-41-5. NZ$45.00 (softcover). Also available as an e-book https://mebooks.co.nz/teaching-social-studies-for-critic al-active-citizenship-ebook and on Kindle through Amazon Rowena Taylor Received: 1 February 2018 / Accepted: 24 May 2018 / Published online: 4 June 2018 © New Zealand Association for Research in Education 2018 This important book addresses the nature and purpose of contemporary social stud- ies. Social studies has frequently been derided during its 70 + year history as a com- pulsory integrated school subject in New Zealand yet the subject has a strong basis within citizenship education. While citizenship education has been a key theme of three past edited publications about social studies pedagogy, this one has a more cohesive focus on Barr’s ‘twin goals’ of social studies (Barr 1998): (i) learning about how society operates (variously termed social literacy, civic literacy, substan- tive knowledge, knowing about); and (ii) skills for effective participation in society (variously termed citizenship capabilities, syntactical knowledge, knowing how). A wider appreciation of this binary (knowledge and skills) in social studies learning by teachers, teacher

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New Zealand Journal of Educational StudiesSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 4, 2018

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