ERIC Number: ED155069
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Your State in the World. Experimental Edition.
Social Studies Development Center, Bloomington, IN.
The goals of the 30 activities in this booklet are to help students become aware and to understand the increasing interdependence of nations in modern society. Three introductory sections explain how the pamphlet can be used by department chairpersons and by state education department personnel, as well as by social studies teachers. For example, department chairpersons might use the activities as in-service training units for teachers. Each activity is self-contained, with objectives, materials, and suggested teaching procedures. They represent a range of levels of difficulty and topics. Students are involved in identifying imported household products, ethnic restaurants in their own town, local business firms involved in foreign trade, and international links of local civic, religious, and service organizations. In other activities, students interview foreign exchange students and immigrants. Several activities explore international problems such as unequal production and consumption of economic products such as coffee and oil. Most of the activities encourage development of student skills in research, map reading, language arts, and interpreting data. Concluding sections explain how to develop additional activities and list sources of information, materials, and services. (AV)
Descriptors: Business, Community Involvement, Community Role, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Economic Factors, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnicity, Global Approach, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Map Skills, Relationship, Skill Development, Social Studies, Student Participation, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, World Affairs
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Social Studies Development Center, Bloomington, IN.
Note: Pages 61, 63, 77, 84-5, 108, 137-8, 149-204 of the original document are copyrighted and therefore not available. They are not included in the pagination; Not available in hard copy from EDRS due to variety in type size and ink density of original document