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Pace, David; And Others – History Teacher, 1990
Describes a 5-day simulation workshop on the Cuban Missile Crisis developed for 60 secondary school students participating in the Indiana University summer gifted and talented program. Uses role playing and game situations to teach critical thinking. Finds these techniques effective in providing a sense of power and competence. (NL)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Class Activities, Critical Thinking, Decision Making Skills
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Miller, Ellery M., Jr.; Campbell, Mary K. – Update on Law-Related Education, 1993
Presents a secondary lesson in which students examine the U.S. Constitution and decide about a simulated case of ethnic bias and discrimination. Links this case to the Japanese Relocation Camps in the United States during World War II. Provides lesson objectives, instructional procedures, and four student handouts. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Constitutional History, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Discriminatory Legislation
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Cunningham, Susan J. – OAH Magazine of History, 1994
Contends that the end of the Cold War requires teachers to change their teaching methods and content. Presents six lessons, most with three individual student activities, that trace the Cold War from the pre-World War I era through the end of the Vietnam War. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Communism, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education