NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Goals 20001
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 240 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hurren, Wanda – Canadian Social Studies, 2018
In this article, Dr. Wanda Hurren highlights eight pedagogical opportunities that arise when sharing poetry in social studies classrooms. These opportunities are discussed as: aesthetic ways of knowing, contemplation, creativity, embodied knowing, pleasure, pondering, protest, and spirit. Connections between poetry as a way of coming to know…
Descriptors: Poetry, Correlation, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Higgins, Marc; Madden, Brooke – Canadian Social Studies, 2017
In light of calls to address explicitly lingering and momentous celebrations of white settler nationalism--perhaps most recently made visible through the events surrounding the proposed removal of the Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville and the related "Unite the Right" rally and protests, the authors take up the invitation to…
Descriptors: Nationalism, United States History, Activism, Teacher Educators
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Smith, Bryan – Canadian Social Studies, 2017
Author Bryan Smith agrees that critiques of Sir John A. Macdonald, and Cornwallis as unworthy of public commemoration are warranted and necessary, particularly as each was instrumental in cementing settler-colonial projects of dominion and erasure of Indigenous populations. However, he observes that each figure is but one point (or multiple) in…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Disadvantaged
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Gardner, Robert – Canadian Social Studies, 2016
Robert Gardner is a Social Studies teacher at a large urban high school in Edmonton (Canada) with a widely diverse ethnic population. He observes that after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 his students became much more engaged in discussion of international issues and more willing to share their personal experiences of life outside of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Terrorism, Social Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Cardinal, Trudy – Canadian Social Studies, 2015
In this paper Dr. Trudy Cardinal shares stories of her experiences teaching literacy for 13 years in an Elementary classroom and the shifts that she made in her thinking about literacy in an Indigenous context. She draws on work she was engaged in as a professor in Elementary education where she came alongside undergraduate students to create…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Elementary Education, Undergraduate Students, Indigenous Populations
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Wright-Maley, Cory – Canadian Social Studies, 2015
Simulations are of growing interest within the social studies in terms of research and practice. Although the findings of early research were unfavorable to simulations in terms of student learning, recent research has revealed new and interesting findings related to different domains of student learning that earlier research did not. In light of…
Descriptors: Simulation, Social Studies, Academic Achievement, Information Dissemination
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Farley, Lisa – Canadian Social Studies, 2014
This paper reads Roger Simon's concept of "transactional memory" in relationship to D. W. Winnicott's theory of "transitional space" to examine the emotional dimensions of making historical significance. Drawing on a personal memory of archival study with Simon, I suggest that his attention to the ethical qualities of…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Ethics, Theories, Creativity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Tarc, Aparna Mishra – Canadian Social Studies, 2014
This paper conducts an affirmative reading of key constructs of pedagogy, ethics, culture and justice put forth in the texts of Roger Simon. Rereading these texts with, against and across the trajectory of one thinker's thought, the article generates new possibilities for pedagogy in global and contemporary times. The paper demonstrates that…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Instructional Effectiveness, Ethics, Global Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ng-­A-­Fook, Nicholas; Milne, Robin – Canadian Social Studies, 2014
In 2007, Indian Residential School System (IRS) survivors won a class action settlement worth an?estimated 2 billion dollars from the Canadian Government. The settlement also included the establishment of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Despite the public acknowledgement, we posit that there is still a lack of opportunity and the necessary…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teaching Methods, History, American Indians
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Taylor, Lisa – Canadian Social Studies, 2014
In this article, I contextualize and outline my use of testimonial literature, including orature, by residential school survivors in a preservice course focused on building practices of witness-­as-study (Simon & Eppert, 2005). My theorization of the course curriculum and pedagogy draws on key texts by Roger Simon as a means of proposing…
Descriptors: Residential Schools, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Experience, Canada Natives
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Farley, Lisa; Tarc, Aparna Mishra – Canadian Social Studies, 2014
This special issue of "Canadian Social Studies" is dedicated to Roger I. Simon. Simon's scholarship bequeaths to theorists, teachers, and curators across Canada and beyond a theory of education that opens up responsibilities to past and present others. The papers gathered for this special issue address many of the difficulties that he…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Educational Theories, Foreign Countries, Best Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Smith, Michelle Emi – Canadian Social Studies, 2012
The current Alberta Social Studies curriculum places a strong emphasis on recognizing the importance of multiple perspectives in the interpretation of Canada's past. The three drawings that the author has created represent the progression from the overall arching grand narrative of Canadian history to the introduction and embedding of the multiple…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Foreign Countries, Epistemology, Historical Interpretation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Brown, Sarah Drake; Swope, John – Canadian Social Studies, 2010
Content area reading remains a primary concern of history educators. In order to better prepare students for encounters with text, the authors propose the use of two image analysis strategies tied with a historical theme to heighten student interest in historical content and provide a basis for improved reading comprehension.
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Content Area Reading, Student Interests, History Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Broom, Catherine – Canadian Social Studies, 2010
When Canadian students are asked their perceptions of Mexico, their answers are filled with stereotypes from the media. When they are asked about Darfur, they have no idea what or where Darfur is, or what has occurred there. When they are asked to list the names of famous Canadians they state the names of white men, primarily politicians. When…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Curriculum
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Foran, Andrew – Canadian Social Studies, 2008
This article was motivated by Summer 2006 Canadian Social Studies: History Alive! Old Sources, New Technologies. In light of technological advancements, programs, and efforts to enhance social studies, it appears history educators have forgotten about and overlook the benefits of leading children to authentic, historical places that exist outside…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, History Instruction, Teaching Methods
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  16