Paradigm shift

Three orientations for economics education after a crash


  • Neil Shanks Baylor University



Economic Education, Social Studies Education, Humanizing Pedagogy, paradigm shift, economic crash


Economics education needs a paradigm shift given the failure of traditional models to address the root causes of systemic injustice accurately and humanely. After summarizing some existing research that critiques existing economic education practices and offers new paradigms for teachers and students to consider, three new orientations for economic education are offered. Economic education should start with students, build from the bottom up, and critique official knowledge.



How to Cite

Shanks, N. (2022). Paradigm shift: Three orientations for economics education after a crash. Annals of Social Studies Education Research for Teachers, 3(1), 31–40.