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Harris, Judy J. – Social Studies, 2000
Discusses the usefulness of the Korean hand game called "Flying Wild Geese" in the social studies classroom that appeals to the young learner, enables students to gain an appreciation of another culture, and assists Korean American children to adapt. Describes how to play the game and provides suggestion on using the game. (CMK)
Descriptors: Childrens Games, Cultural Awareness, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
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Morris, Ronald Vaughan – Social Studies, 2000
Considers the reasons for utilizing artifacts when teaching social studies to children. Describes seven artifact kits: (1) an object box; (2) resource kit; (3) primary source enhancement kit; (4) symbol kits; (5) economic process kit; (6) packs; and (7) a kit for an archaeology dig. Provides an appendix for sources of artifacts. (CMK)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Archaeology, Cultural Awareness, Educational Strategies
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Kirman, Joseph M.; Jackson, Chris – Social Studies, 2000
Discusses how postage stamps can be used to teach social studies, including ideas for units on national culture, the history of technology, and peace education. Explains how teachers can obtain stamps and discusses stamp terminology. Considers classroom strategies and includes an appendix of Internet resources about postage stamps. (CMK)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Geography Instruction