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Is there a role for the idea of 'WISDOM' in the teaching and learning of Social Studies?

Is WISDOM an idea that has any relevance in this day and age?  Why does this concept come up so little in current K-12 curriculum development and educational policy discussions?  If wisdom still is important, what role can social studies teachers play in propagating it (or at least inquiring about it) in 21st C. public education?  What other questions do we need to be asking?

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