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Passe, Jeff; Willox, Lara – Social Studies, 2009
Religion plays an important role in social studies content and is difficult to ignore, especially because of current world events. In our global society, it is more important than ever to know about and understand the religious beliefs of others. The social studies curriculum is infused with religion, but teachers circumvent the issue, mistakenly…
Descriptors: Religion, Social Studies, Religious Education, Public Schools
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Day, Billie – Social Studies, 1983
It is becoming increasingly important to approach the study of the earth and its inhabitants with a global perspective. Several approaches can be used to teach global history. New global education programs and courses are being developed. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, History Instruction
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Pellicano, Roy R. – Social Studies, 1982
Discusses the underlying rationales and goals of the global education curriculum movement in social studies. Global education has become a part of citizenship education involving the development of high-order cognitive skills. (AM)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cognitive Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends
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Schug, Mark C. – Social Studies, 1983
A rationale and framework for community-based teacher education using social studies as an example is developed. The framework includes three types of community involvement: community service programs, community-based courses and workshops, and internships or experiential programs. (RM)
Descriptors: American Indian Studies, Community Resources, Community Study, Education
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Newman, Arthur – Social Studies, 1977
Believing that a positive national identity facilitates the development of global mindedness, the authors encourage social studies teachers to be aware of the possible negative influences of students' sociocultural backgrounds on their feelings of national identity. (AV)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, Nationalism, Social Influences
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Hickman, Warren L.; Price, Roy A. – Social Studies, 1980
Explains the relevance of a global approach for social studies, identifies ways in which teachers can cooperate to bring a global perspective to social studies, and lists major global concepts, including interdependence, interrelatedness, use of resources, international monetary systems, environmental deterioration, technological change, and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Concept Formation, Democratic Values, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wheeler, Ronald; Clifford, Mary L. – Social Studies, 1979
Discusses global education from an attribution theory perspective. Attribution describes the process in which inferences about human behavior are made. The three stages of attribution processing--observation of the action, judgment of intention, and making a dispositional attribution--aid in diagnosing the instructional situation and in clarifying…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach
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Wilson, Angene – Social Studies, 1979
Describes procedures for bringing persons of other cultures into the classroom. Teacher, student, and cultural informant responsibilities are listed and a diagram of a model for a successful intercultural experience is provided. (KC)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cultural Awareness, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education
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Brodbelt, Samuel – Social Studies, 1981
Suggests approaches and strategies for teaching about global interdependence in elementary and secondary schools. Also provides an example of a junior high school lesson about the United States and its future relationship with Mexico. Students construct a futures wheel and displays showing trade agreements, travel exchanges, and economic and…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Global Approach
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Chilcott, John H. – Social Studies, 1991
Analyzes effects of globalization and the intersection of tribal and modern societies in several areas, especially politics, economics, and communication. Urges social studies teachers to consider the world a totality and to introduce global issues to students. Advocates designing maps and charts that reflect new global realities and promote a…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Communication (Thought Transfer), Economic Factors, Educational Change
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Pahl, Ronald H. – Social Studies, 1995
Argues that the media portrayal of Africa remains highly selective, focusing almost solely on negative and violent stories. Positive stories (local initiatives, political reform) go unreported as does much of the Western powers involvement in famine and destruction. Includes a list of sources on African current affairs. (MJP)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness
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Tlou, Josiah – Social Studies, 1984
The major objectives in teaching about interdependence are outlined, and how teachers can use strategic minerals as an example of interdependence is discussed. Students must learn that industrial nations depend on foreign supplies of a small group of metals and minerals that are vital elements in these nations' industrial capacities. (RM)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
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Osunde, Egerton – Social Studies, 1984
An analysis of African social studies curricula shows that African students probably study about other countries more than American or British students. Two reforms are needed: in the United States there needs to be more coverage of world affairs; African students ought to learn more about their own countries. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs
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Braun, Joseph A., Jr. – Social Studies, 1983
Futurists claim that we are forging a new paradigm of human understanding and that this understanding will help students see the world from a global perspective. Discussed are the theory of consciousness psychology, its relationship to the global perspective, and the goals of a consciousness curriculum. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, Social Studies
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Iglitzin, Lynne B. – Social Studies, 1984
In contrast to the Orwellian world of three autonomous super-states, global interdependence, not autonomy, characterizes the world today. The goals of education in our global age must be to provide young people skills to analyze, evaluate, know, and participate in the world around them. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach
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