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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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Risinger, C. Frederick – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Presents an annotated bibliography of sources in the ERIC database concerning Canada. Many of the documents suggest topics for curriculum development or describe instructional strategies for teaching about Canada and/or Canada-U.S. relationships. Information about ordering or accessing the documents is included. (MJP)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Canadian Studies, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development
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McKay, Roberta – Canadian Social Studies, 1993
Questions how the goal of participatory citizenship can be taught within the typical classroom environment. Argues that the hidden curriculum, textbooks, and instructional methods do not provide opportunities to see citizenship in action or ways to practice it. Recommends providing students with choices and opportunities for engagement in some…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Classroom Environment, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives
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McKay, Roberta – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Discusses language across the curriculum movement and its impact on current social studies teaching. Asserts that social studies as a form of literacy means being able to understand the world from multiple perspectives. Recommends that social studies teachers implement inquiry and language principles across the curriculum. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bialystok, Franklin – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Maintains that the Holocaust is an integral part of the Canadian secondary history and social science curriculum. Asserts that pedagogical considerations for the Holocaust should not differ from the study of other major events. Discusses content selection, skill development, appropriate resources, and student sensitivities. (CFR)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Bosacki, Sandra – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Investigates the underlying reasons for the development of a negative self-concept in Canadian Native children attending public elementary schools. Maintains that a child-centered curriculum and instructional strategies will provide the learning environment necessary to foster positive attitudes. (CFR)
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Child Development, Child Psychology, Childhood Needs