6 Things Every Social Studies Course Writer Must Know

Writing Social Studies curriculum entails diverse authorship. Economists, historians, political scientists, sociologists, and geographers are all grouped into a single discipline, but we often forget that the uniqueness of the Humanities subjects is one of the attributes that makes Social Studies writing different when compared to other fields that speak a common language such as math. Regardless of the specific discipline, however, there are six things that every Social Studies course writer must know.

1—“Social Studies” Are Not Homogenous

Imagine for a moment that you were having a surgery performed to correct a heart problem. There is a very specific repair that needs to be made, and it will require the expertise of an experienced cardiothoracic surgeon. You show up on the day of surgery only to find that your procedure will now be performed by a general surgeon. Don’t worry though! They all went to medical school and had to undergo extra training to be surgeons. He’ll figure it out and you’ll be fine. Would this scenario be acceptable to you?  

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