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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 2000
Provides a collection of Web sites that can be used when teaching labor studies, such as the Illinois Labor History Society that has a "Curriculum of United States Labor History for Teachers" and the Canadian Committee on Labor History for a Canadian perspective. (CMK)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Internet, Labor
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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 2000
Provides an annotated list of websites that focus on international human rights. Explains that human rights can be incorporated into curricula whether the focus is on human geography or contemporary global issues. Indicates that the Northern Light search engine produced over 700,000 hits for human rights websites. (CMK)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Global Approach, Human Geography, Instructional Materials
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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 2000
Describes a global issues project in which students modeled the United Nations Economic and Social Council. Discusses project aspects while focusing on the use of the Alta Vista Forum for web-based threaded discussion. (CMK)
Descriptors: Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 1998
Reviews the Global Telecommunications Helping Inquiry, Negotiation and Knowledge (T.H.I.N.K.) simulation project developed by Lloyd Christopherson. Interviews Christopherson about the development, goals, and use of Global T.H.I.N.K. Provides a World Wide Web address for finding the project and teachers' guidebooks for running the simulation. (DSK)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Uses in Education
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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 1999
Illustrates the pros and cons of e-mail in the social studies classroom; in particular, the problems concerning what e-mail service a school should subscribe to. Lists different precautions schools must take when finally deciding on the appropriate e-mail system. Provides names of organizations that have established databases of e-mail projects.…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, Internet, School Funds
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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 1998
Presents statistics on students' belief in God and their lack of knowledge about various religions to justify the inclusion of religion studies in school systems. Gives a variety of Web sites for teachers planning to include religion studies in their classrooms. Covers topics such as curriculum, listservs, and indices of religions. (CMK)
Descriptors: Beliefs, Creationism, Cultural Pluralism, Evolution
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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 1998
Argues that the Internet and the World Wide Web are excellent resources for geography education. Provides instructions for exploring geography resources on the Internet. Reviews six Internet sites (provides URLs) that allow geography teachers and students to interact. Provides instructions for accessing listserves and newsgroups related to…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Internet
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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Briefly examines a number of social studies related Internet sites and applications. Notes some of the many sites incorporating information and artwork collected and produced by young students. Includes a brief interview discussing some of the logistics involved in posting information on the Internet. (MJP)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Resources, Educational Technology
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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 1999
Contends that students in social studies classes can utilize Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) as a presentation and collaborative tool by developing websites. Presents two activities where students submitted webpages for country case studies and created a timeline for the French Revolution. Describes how to use HTML by discussing the various tags.…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Benefits, Hypermedia, Instructional Materials
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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 1999
Explains that the Internet is a good source of information and misinformation about the rights that Canadians do and do not enjoy. Provides websites that address human rights issues, such as government and non-governmental organizations, and information for locating newsgroups and listservs. (CMK)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Educational Strategies, Federal Programs, Foreign Countries
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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 1999
Characterizes the Internet as a resource that contains both good and bad information. Provides a variety of educational websites, such as the National Council for the Social Studies home page, with accompanying descriptions in order to demonstrate that there are good resources that social studies teachers can utilize in their classrooms. (CMK)
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography, Information Sources