The Views of Teachers on the Upper Primary Social Studies Curriculum and Its Practice

Erkan Dinc, Yasin Dogan

Abstract


This study aims to put social studies teachers' views forth in relation to the new social studies curriculum and its practice. Through examining the views of teachers, it is proposed to reveal their experiences and perspectives in order to show the problems and shortcomings of the new curriculum and its practice, and put forward their suggestions for improvement. In this study, semi-structured interview schedule prepared in accordance with the qualitative research approach is used as a data collection tool. NVivo qualitative analysis software was used to analyze. The findings revealed teachers' positive view points on the new curriculum in general.

Keywords


Social Studies Curriculum, Social Studies Teachers, Constructivist Approach

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