Socializing Future Social Studies Teachers and K-12 Students: Whether, When, and Why.

@inproceedings{Levine2010SocializingFS,
  title={Socializing Future Social Studies Teachers and K-12 Students: Whether, When, and Why.},
  author={Thomas H. Levine},
  year={2010}
}
When, if ever, should social studies teacher educators and K-12 teachers seek to inculcate specific values, attitudes, and beliefs in their students? To address this question, the author offers a case from his own practice as a social studies teacher educator, illustrating how he promoted critical and divergent thinking during the first half of one class session, and then pushed students toward a convergent set of beliefs during the second half. The author frames this case in terms of… CONTINUE READING