Current events in 4(th) and 5(th) grade primary education social studies program


1st World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Administration (WCLTA), Cairo, Egypt, 29 - 31 October 2010, vol.9 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 9
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.12.260
  • City: Cairo
  • Country: Egypt
  • Keywords: Primary Education, Social Studies Education Program, current events
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this study is to evaluate Social Studies program in terms of current events. This study is a qualitative study in which survey model and document analysis technique were employed. A control list consisting objectives was created by the researcher and used in this study. It was revealed that objectives related to the current events adequately take place in the program and mostly in Global Connections and Global Groups, Institutions and Organizations learning areas. Moreover, it was seen that those objectives were mostly linked with Human Rights and Citizenship and Science and Technology courses.