ERIC Number: ED401215
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Social Studies: Bringing the World Closer to Home.
Richardson, Helen W., Ed.
This yearbook provides teaching strategy topics of general interest to social studies teachers of all grade levels. This first annual yearbook focuses on using social studies to bring the world closer to home. There are 17 papers, including: (1) "Getting Ready for the World" (Angene H. Wilson); (2) "Making Cultural Connections: A Cultural Resource Center for Unity and Diversity" (Dennis Kreps; Carolyn Diener; Claudia Crump); (3) "The Template of the Investigative Reporter" (Clark Johnson); (4) "Connecting with the Global Community" (Richard Oakes Peters); (5) "Bringing the World Closer to Home" (Clark Johnson); (6) "Coming Down the Road: Exploring Local History with Six, Seven and Eight Year Olds" (Robert W. Maloy; Sharon A. Edwards); (7) "Teaching About Other Cultures" (Julia Mitcham; Peggi Joyner; Peggy Puryear; Julie Kunce); (8) "Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams" (Darlene Stewart Young); (9) "Activities for Studying Ecuador Through the Five Themes of Geography" (Mary E. Haas; Cynthia Szymanski Sunal; Lois McFadyen Christensen); (10) "Geography: Passport to the World" (Robert M. McCann); (11) "Scotland Map Game" (Audrey C. Rule); (12) "Environmental Crises in Benin, Lesotho, and Senegal" (Christine Pratt-Consoletti); (13) "The Mercantile System: A Simulation for High School History Classes" (Neil Nichols); (14) "From Ostrich Eggshells to Soda Pop Cans! Cultural Change and Adaptation of the !Kung San: A Lesson Plan" (Michael J. Berson); (15) "Comparing Ourselves to Others: What Do Teenagers in the United States and Korea Think about Family Obligations, Future Employment, and Their National Economy?" (Jo Ann Cutler Sweeney; Stuart Foster; Yonjoo Choo); (16) "Japan's Feminists: Resisting the Policies of the Meiji Government" (Lyn Reese); and (17) "Who Were the Kamikaze Pilots? A Short-Term Inquiry Experience" (Jack M. Sheridan). (EH)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Culture, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Strategies, Multicultural Education, Simulation, Social Studies, World History
Georgia Council for the Social Studies, 225 Fortson Drive, Athens, GA 30606 ($5).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Georgia Council for the Social Studies, Athens.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia