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Dufour, Joanne; Sears, John F. – Social Education, 1994
Introduces a special theme issue on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. Asserts that the anniversary comes at a time when increasing demands are being made upon the UN to play a leading role in world affairs. Calls for teachers to incorporate the United Nations into courses throughout the curriculum. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Dufour, Joanne – Social Education, 1994
Presents two interviews with soldiers assigned to United Nations peacekeeping efforts. Outlines nine steps in any UN peacekeeping operation. Includes 13 quotes gathered from soldiers and UN officials involved in peacekeeping in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. (CFR)
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Dufour, Joanne; Day, Billie – Social Education, 1994
Discusses the origin, development, and role of the volunteer corps that assist the United Nations in humanitarian efforts. Describes how the concept of national volunteer service has spread from the United States to many other countries, including some former recipient nations that now have their own volunteer services. (CFR)
Descriptors: Child Health, Citizen Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Dufour, Joanne – Social Education, 1994
Describes the activities associated with lesson plan development in an elementary social studies methods class. Recommends developing lessons about "international day" as designated by the United Nations. Includes a listing of International Days and Weeks. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education
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Dufour, Joanne; Szczerba, Patricia – Social Education, 1989
Describes some of the items produced by and about the United Nations in a number of subject areas. Includes teacher's kits, posters, flags, books, booklets, data base information, and videotape recordings. Provides information of interest for teachers concerning each item and some designations of age appropriateness. Gives addresses for obtaining…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Databases, Elementary Secondary Education, Films