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Chill, Abigail S. – Social Education, 2009
Is the anticipated move of a school to a new location a source of curious excitement and optimism or an occasion for trepidation, recrimination, and anxiety? As plans to relocate the Walworth Barbour American International School in Israel from Kfar Shmaryahu (its location for over 40 years) to Even Yehuda became more immediate, teachers and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Service Learning, Foreign Countries, International Schools
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Kirman, Joseph M. – Social Education, 1992
Suggests that students can learn to recognize media bias by studying media reports of current events or historical topics. Describes a study unit using media coverage of the second anniversary of the Palestinian uprising against Israel. Discusses lesson objectives, planning, defining bias teaching procedures, and criteria for determining bias. (DK)
Descriptors: Bias, Current Events, Editorials, Headlines
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Spector, Leonard S. – Social Education, 1990
Explores the issue of nuclear proliferation, noting that the countries with nuclear capability now include Israel, South Africa, India, and Pakistan. Describes the role and problems of the United States in halting nuclearization. Supplies charts, maps, and information concerning the state of nuclear capability in each country. (NL)
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Current Events, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Wheeler, Ron – Social Education, 1994
Asserts that the end of the Cold War and new world realities present challenges to social studies teachers. Presents suggestions for helping students change their way of thinking about the world and the place of the United States within it. Encourages teachers to examine the existing social studies curriculum for relevance. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach