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Dhand, Harry – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Contends that imagination and creativity go hand in hand and that creativity can and must be cultivated among students at all levels of education. Presents a classroom approach where students are the experts on a variety of global issues and projects. Includes 7 tables illustrating the approach and 21 descriptions of student roles. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Community Resources, Creativity, Curriculum Development
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Pickard, Felicity; And Others – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Presents a classroom game that serves as an introduction to mapping for first-grade students. Includes beginner and advanced levels. Outlines rules, student objectives, and an exemplar map. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Geography
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Blanchette, Amy; And Others – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Describes a classroom project in which elementary students bake homemade bread to learn about the settlement period in Canadian history and the early history of the students' community. Maintains that students learn to compare the lifestyle of the past with the present. (CFR)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Educational Objectives
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Nelson, Jennifer – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Provides a brief overview of salient facts to be incorporated into a lesson plan on Australia. Several lists contain interesting facts concerning geography, resource utilization, culture, and population. Includes suggested list of research/discussion topics and a list of annotated references. (MJP)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Provides an annotated list of useful ERIC articles regarding Canadian history. Although several items are from the old, "History and Social Science Teacher" or "Canadian Social Studies," many other sources are listed. Includes information on ordering and accessing the articles. (MJP)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Curriculum Study Centers, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries
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Orr, Jeff – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Summarizes the events surrounding the "on-to-Ottawa trek," a Depression-era labor protest that culminated in the Regina Riot. Presents a series of instructional activities built around analyzing primary source documents. Documents include an official notice from the Canadian National Railways and a flyer advertising a union meeting. (MJP)
Descriptors: Communism, Content Analysis, Dissent, Economic Climate
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Kirman, Joseph M. – Canadian Social Studies, 1991
Provides a crossword puzzle for social studies students. Offers clues based upon early Canadian history. Invites teachers to submit their own puzzles. (SG)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Puzzles
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Orr, Jeff – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Outlines activities using the 1867 quarterly returns for the Registry of Deaths for Pictou County, Nova Scotia, to link population themes in early Canada to today's global issues. Learning activities include having students research the age of mortality, cause of death, human migration, and occupational profile. (MJP)
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Death, Global Education, History
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Krawchuk, Trevor; And Others – Canadian Social Studies, 1992
Presents a board game in which students pretend to be American Indians, settlers, or traders. Explains that students learn about people and life in Canada in the nineteenth century. Suggests that players will learn vocabulary, a sense of value, and bartering methods. Includes designs for the gameboard, commodity cards, and score cards. (DK)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary Education, Grade 4, History Instruction
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Andrews, Ian A. – Canadian Social Studies, 1992
Presents two puzzles that can be used in the classroom for teaching Canadian history during the world wars. Includes a word find puzzle and a crossword puzzle. Explains that both puzzles include names of major battles, significant events, and personalities from Canada's wartime history. (DK)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, History Instruction
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Kirman, Joseph M. – Canadian Social Studies, 1992
Presents an educational game for helping secondary school students learn about the role of Raoul Wallenberg in protecting European Jews from Nazi abuse in Hungary. Explains game objectives, materials needed, and procedures. Includes a map of 1945 Budapest that serves as the game board. (SG)
Descriptors: Activism, Civil Liberties, Educational Games, Foreign Countries
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Sutter, David S. – Canadian Social Studies, 1993
Reports on a field trip by secondary school history students to Fort Malden National Historic Site in Canada. Describes the use of primary sources and battlefield sites to help students understand historical perspective and interpretation. Includes discussion questions for students and recommendations for implementation. (CFR)
Descriptors: American Indian History, Class Activities, Experiential Learning, Field Trips
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Andrews, Ian A. – Canadian Social Studies, 1993
Presents a wordfind puzzle game based on multilingualism in Canada. Includes languages of European and Asian derivation only. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Games, Ethnic Groups
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Beder, Pauline; And Others – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Presents a unit of study on the Holocaust designed by a team of teachers for sixth-grade students. Includes student objectives, suggested learning activities, and methods of student evaluation. Provides a full-page description of a culminating activity. (CFR)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives