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Choi, Jungsoon – Social Studies, 2010
South Korean society is in transition toward a multicultural society. Integrating multicultural education into current citizenship education is challenging for the society. Historically, many national tragedies have created the unique characteristics of what being Korean means. South Korean social studies curriculum emphasized that Korea is a…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Korean Culture, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries
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Krebs, Marjori M. – Social Studies, 2009
The Korean War is often given a cursory glance, if that, in U.S. foreign relations today. This article provides all the information necessary to conduct a role-play in one class period to help students understand the events of the war. Introductory and follow-up questions are also included to stimulate discussion and to connect the events of a war…
Descriptors: Role Playing, War, Foreign Countries, Social Studies
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Spagnoli, Cathy – Social Studies, 1995
Maintains that storytelling is one of the world's oldest teaching tools and belongs in every social studies classroom. Recommends the use of Korean folk tales to help students understand Korean culture and gain insight into their own lives. Includes a list of classroom techniques, teacher's resources, and recommendations for folk tales. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences, Cultural Traits
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Priest, Quinton – Social Studies, 1994
Asserts that South Korea can be an excellent subject for an effective unit on history, economic development, critical thinking skills, and cross-cultural understanding. Provides background information and a list of teacher resources for planning a unit on South Korea. (CFR)
Descriptors: Asian History, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Economic Development