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Blankenship, Glen; Hutcheson, Gwen – 1995
This booklet offers classroom activities for use with 15 social studies-related films for teaching about Germany. The series of 25-minute films are made available by Deutsche Welle Television and Goethe House New York. Lessons in the booklet include: (1) "Germany Since 1945: A Focus on Berlin"; (2) "'I'll Get You All Out of Here!' A…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Civics, Cultural Education
Blankenship, Glen – 1995
This manual is designed to offer support for the instructional resources guides on "Germany since Unification." It provides the basis for a full-day inservice training session on the use of those materials. The format can be modified to meet the needs of leaders, audiences, and time frames. Using the materials developed by teachers and…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Civics, Cultural Education, Culture
Blankenship, Glen – 1996
This manual contains a description of each of the instructional kits for teaching about Germany offered by the Goethe Institute. Each kit contains lessons plans, handouts, worksheets, color transparencies, and other support materials. This teaching packet provides information regarding the "best fit" of each lesson in the instructional…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Civics, Cultural Education, Culture
Wilmette Public Schools, IL. – 1995
This packet was developed to demonstrate for Illinois educators the integration of fine arts with foreign languages and social studies. The model may be adapted for use by instructors of a variety of language, social studies, and fine arts courses. Following a descriptive overview of the fine arts, the packet includes: (1) "Introductory…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Cultural Activities, Cultural Enrichment
Andre, Linda Linnard – 1995
This book presents art appreciation lessons to encourage students to see works of art in two ways, as objects that are interesting in themselves and as objects that spark further exploration. Organized with an introduction and 4 sections subdivided into 8 lessons, each lesson, based on an artwork from the Smithsonian Institution's collection,…
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Art Appreciation, Art Criticism
Blankenship, Glen; Tinkler, D. William – 1993
This activity guide contains five lessons. Lesson 1 deals with "Location of Germany on the Earth's Surface" with two activities: (1) "Germany's Location in the World"; and (2) "Germany's Location in Europe." Lesson 2 is on the "Physical and Human Characteristics of Germany" with four activities on: (1)…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Fundamental Concepts
Reuter, Lutz R. – 1991
Complaints about changes in East German education following the break-down of the communist system are widespread. Critics are dissatisfied with: (1) the rapid pace of change; (2) the lack of genuine East German solutions; (3) the loss of the German Democratic Republic's (GDR's) identity; (4) dominance by Western Germany; and (5) the lack of West…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
McKinnon, Mike – 1992
This document promotes teaching about foreign cultures through the combined efforts of school social studies and foreign language departments. Using the example of Germany and the German language, the document shows how instructors can take an interdisciplinary approach that broadens student exposure to, and thereby learning of, second cultures.…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, German
Bjerstedt, Ake, Ed. – 1993
The project group "Preparedness for Peace" at the Lund University Malmo School of Education in Sweden studies ways of helping children and young people to deal constructively with questions of peace and war. As part of this work, experts with special interests in competence in areas related to peace education are interviewed. This…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Kraemer, Dagmar; Stassen, Manfred – 1991
This study examines the representation of Western Europe, particularly Germany, in world history, world geography, western civilization, and U.S. history textbooks used in U.S. social studies classrooms. The goal of the study was to identify avoidable imbalances in the representations of Germany and Europe, point to areas in which the portrayals…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction, Instructional Materials
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Communications Branch. – 1992
This study was intended to promote discussion between business leaders and educators in Alberta (Canada) on the quality of Alberta's education system and its relation to the province's economic competitiveness. The study offers an objective comparison of materials used in grades 7 to 12 to teach mathematics, physics, and chemistry in Japan,…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
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Niemz, Gunter – International Journal of Social Education, 1996
Provides a concise overview of geography education in Germany from the 18th century to the present.Outlines concerns that include the incorporation of the old East German school system and employment problems for German youth. Tables summarize geography curricula throughout different periods. (MJP)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Fleming, Dan B.; Schuetz, Arnold H. – Journal of Geography, 1992
Discusses the need to increase emphasis upon European countries, particularly Germany, in geography and social studies instruction. Cites research indicating that postwar Germany has been ignored in the classroom. Expects textbook coverage of Germany to increase, but recommends student and teacher exchanges to broaden U.S. awareness of Germany.…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Heidemann, Winfried – European Education, 1991
Discusses effects of integration of the European Community and internal market on qualifications for occupational activity. Describes German objections to the community's attempts to set educational policy. Urges common community definitions of professions and recognition of vocational qualifications to facilitate freedom of movement of the work…
Descriptors: Credentials, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries
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Berg, Donald – Science Teacher, 1984
Discusses the educational system in Germany, focusing on science education in the academically oriented Gymnasium. Typical curricular patterns and instructional strategies are included. Also includes a chart comparing the routing of students through American and German school systems. (JN)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, School Districts
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