Social Studies is the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence. The primary purpose of social studies is to help young people develop the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for the public good as citizens of a culturally diverse, democratic society in an interdependent world.
The college, Career, and Civic Life Framework
- Rationale for the C3 Framework
- What is NOT Covered in the C3 Framework
- The C3 Framework
- C3 Instructional Shifts
MC3 Curriculum - The MC3 Curriculum was created by several ISDs and RESAs to assist local school districts in implementing the new social studies content expectations. It provides high quality curriculum materials for free through its website.