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Meaningful and rigorous learning is the goal that will more likely be met when efficient and thoughtful planning guides fhe way, teachers infiltrate and integrate social studies into other core curricular areas, and when active learning opportunities are provided that connect to children's own lives. [...] when districts give mandates such as: Odier curricular areas may also be covered; die degree to which they are covered should be determined by die specific needs of the students. educators will immediately respond with: The specific needs of all my students require that I not only cover social studies, but uncover social studies.
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