ERIC Number: ED421412
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
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Social Studies Resources on the Internet. A Guide for Teachers.
This book focuses on social studies web sites, provides the tools for teachers to incorporate the Internet into the existing curriculum framework, explains how to get started using the Internet, and annotates a large collection of useful resources. The resources are wide ranging and challenging to allow students to think, analyze, and create. There is a collection of primary source documents ranging from the historical canon to government documents to photographs and artwork to real people. The book is divided into 13 chapters, including: (1) "Just the Basics"; (2) "The United States of America"; (3) "Global Studies"; (4) "Canada"; (5) "Latin America"; (6) "East Asia and the Pacific Islands"; (7) "The Indian Subcontinent"; (8) "The Middle East"; (9) "Africa"; (10) "The Former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and Central Europe"; (11) "Western Europe"; (12) "Oceania"; and (13) "World Religions." The volume concludes with five appendices that feature 12 web sites to bookmark, citations, how to find pen pals, a sample Internet-based lesson, and advanced research with mailing lists and newsgroups. (EH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Global Education, Information Networks, Information Sources, Internet, Multicultural Education, Primary Sources, Religion, Social Studies, United States History, World History
Heinemann, A Division of Reed Elsevier, Inc., 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912 ($30).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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