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Формиране на икономическа грамотност и на представи за стопанското развитие у учениците в V клас чрез новата програма и учебниците по история и цивилизации
Formation of Economic Literacy and Perceptions of Economic Development in the 5th-Grade School Students through the New Programme and the Textbooks in History and Civilizations

Author(s): Georgi Yakimov
Subject(s): History, Social Sciences, Education, Comparative history, Economic history, History of ideas, Ancient World, School education, History of Education, Sociology of Education
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: history and civic education; economic literacy; economic life in the Antiquity; economic concepts; civic education in schools

Summary/Abstract: This article aims to explain how the textbooks for the subject History and Civilizations in the 5th grade influence the formation of the initial economic literacy of the school students. By studying prehistory and the ancient world they learn about the economic life in the past and acquire some important economic concepts. This article examines, analyzes and compares the textbooks with regard to the above purpose. Good examples in the relevant textbooks are shown, which to the biggest extent contribute to the formation of the school students' initial economic literacy. It is an important part of the formation of their civic culture. The topic about young people's knowledge of economic development and their economic culture is important for their successful future participation in the economic life of the present-day Bulgarian society.

  • Issue Year: 29/2021
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 188-196
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Bulgarian