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Lee, William B. – Canadian Social Studies, 1993
Describes the philosophy and operation of schools based on the ideas of Celestin Freinet, founder of the Ecole Moderne movement. Discusses the child-centered approach, cooperative-learning techniques, and participatory decision making that are characteristic of these schools. Points out that the curriculum frequently emphasizes contemporary social…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cognitive Processes, Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Development
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Roy, R. H. – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Asserts that the writers and producers of the television documentary, "The Valour and the Horror," provided a false impression of an event to fit preconceived and erroneous interpretations of history. Points out specific examples of inaccurate historical presentations and provides contradictory historical interpretations. (CFR)
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Bias, Broadcast Industry, Documentaries
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Rodney, William – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Asserts that the writers and producers of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's documentary, "The Valour and the Horror," failed to assess Canadian Air Force actions in light of Allied war aims. Argues that the documentary series distorted the era and produced a false view of history. Gives specific examples of these claims. (CFR)
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Bias, Broadcast Industry, Documentaries