Social Studies at The Auburn School incorporates investigation of History, Geography and Civics. Throughout all the grades – we emphasize both the individual and the relationship between the individual and the group. Specifically, students will understand the impact of individuals, ideas and groups on local, national and global communities.
An overarching theme, as well as “big ideas” or enduring understandings drives the Social Studies curriculum. Several themes cross more than one grade so that they can be studied from different perspectives and in greater depth. We use primary and secondary sources, both print and electronic media.
We pull from a variety of independent texts and online sources, including Brain Pop and Discovery Education. We also use materials from reliable social studies publishers.