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Rockwood School District

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Social Studies

Exterior of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC

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Nicole Willmann

Coord Sci & Soc Stu (K-5)

Jordan Mcgaughey

Coord Sci & Soc Stu (6-12)

A solid foundation in Social Studies is necessary for students to develop into responsible and productive members of our world community.

As a result of their education in the Rockwood Social Studies Program, Rockwood School District students will:

  • Use critical thinking skills.
  • Understand the rights and responsibilities of active citizens.
  • Identify democratic values and principles embodied in the Constitution and fundamental charters of freedom.
  • Use interpersonal skills such as cooperation, adaptability, and conflict resolution.
  • Develop understanding of cultural diversity at the local, state, national, and global levels.
  • Use available resources to research and process information in a changing world.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication.
  • Recognize spatial, historical, political, social, and economic relationships.
  • Connect the past with the present and future.
  • Demonstrate the characteristics of life-long learners.