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Curriculum and Instruction
Education in the social sciences aims to help students develop as rational, humane and productive citizens in a democratic society. Four elements of social studies education are necessary to help develop such citizens-knowledge, skills, values and participation. Democratic values, such as freedom, equality and due process, are the core of our national experience. Students should be involved in the thoughtful examination of ideas, viewpoints,



Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Updates

  • Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Updates - E-Newsletters
    The Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update is a monthly e-newsletter that provides teachers and other educators with information about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, and lectures, concerts, and exhibitions. Distributed by listserv the current issues are posted here.
  • Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Updates - Archives
    The Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update is a monthly e-newsletter that provides teachers and other educators with information about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, and lectures, concerts, and exhibitions. Distributed by listserv past issues are posted here.


Task Force


  • Civics and Financial Education Task Force
    The Civics and Financial Education Task Force was established by the 2007 Oregon Legislature through the passage of HB 2584. The Task Force will study and make recommendations about how to increase and improve civics and financial education in kindergarten through grade 12.


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Contacts
  • Andrea Morgan Email    (503) 947-5772
    Instruction, Standards, Assessment, and Accountability - 1 - Ed. Specialist, Social Sciences Curriculum and Advanced Placement Incentive Prog

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