Integration of subject with any other subject might reduce curricular load of students.
It helps in evolving new ideas and skills. In the current scenario there is a need that a
student should deal effectively with the circumstances, make optimum utilization of
resources, recognize available opportunities and face the challenges of society. To
manage with the increasing pace and challenges of modern life, students need life skills
such as the ability to deal with stress and frustration. Life skills are not always taught
directly but often learned indirectly through experience and practice Life skill program
is a school based program where life skills are imparted in a supportive learning
environment. Life Skills can be taught with the integration of the subject with
integrated teaching, which engages learners in purposeful, relevant learning.
Integration implicit that a single activity achieves significant curricular goals in two or
more subjects simultaneously. Social sciences plays a pivotal role in developing and
managing life skills by creating continuously interactive environment. Social science is
any discipline or branch of science that deals with human behavior in its social,
physical and cultural aspects. It develops humane qualities in students, their duties
towards human society. They learn to use a particular skill effectively in diverse
situation to cope with challenges of life. It develops imagination, critical comparison,
analysis, summary, evaluation skills. This paper highlights the integration of life skills
with social science subject.