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Kahl, Barbara J. – Social Studies Review, 1985
An interest in our economic system has been sparked and the trend toward more economics education in schools has begun. Surveys, publications, and recent reports reflect the critical importance of educating students about how the economy works. We must continue to increase the number of K-12 economic courses offered. (RM)
Descriptors: Economics Education, Educational Demand, Educational History, Educational Needs
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Lafky, John D. – Social Studies Review, 1985
The purpose and potential of inservice teacher education programs in economics are discussed. Specifically examined are (1) the outcomes expected from economic inservice, (2) whether economic inservice pays off, and (3) the various ways economic workshops are organized and for what type of teacher each is intended. (RM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Economics Education, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives
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Little, Larry – Social Studies Review, 1985
There are 14 centers for economic education in the state of California. Films, videocassettes, and curriculum guides developed by the centers for use by economics teachers are described. The addresses of the centers are provided. (RM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Economics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Films
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Barber, Benjamin R.; And Others – Social Studies Review, 1997
Presents four brief essays expressing the importance of combining service learning and citizenship education. Authors Benjamin Barber, Joan Schine, Harry C. Boyte, and James C. Kielsmeier stress the advantages of learning democratic concepts and principles, as well as understanding civic government, through student participation. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics
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Lesko, Wendy Schaetzel – Social Studies Review, 1997
Provides 11 guideposts for teachers and students planning constructive community action projects. These include avoid overanalysis at the beginning, write your original idea down before you modify it, ignore negativity, do your homework, build a core group, and recruit community allies. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Community Support
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Social Studies Review, 1997
Briefly describes a service-learning grant program and provides examples of elementary, middle, and high school projects awarded grants in 1996. Projects included efforts to educate the community about river pollution, multicultural murals, and a school activities news show. Includes application form and general guidelines and suggestions. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning
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Melchior, Alan; Bailis, Larry – Social Studies Review, 1997
Outlines approaches for student evaluation in service learning projects. Maintains that most service learning project participants' goals fall into three broad areas: civic development, academic achievement, and personal or social development. Assessment in these areas can be accomplished through tabulation of service hours, student journals, and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Elementary Secondary Education
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Pereira, Carolyn – Social Studies Review, 1997
Maintains that self-esteem is more than simply "feeling good" about oneself. It derives from having experienced meaningful success. A service learning program can accomplish this and avoid the self-preoccupation and narcissism that occasionally accompany self-esteem efforts. Service learning can replace this with empathy and commitment. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Elementary Secondary Education, Empathy
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Sausjord, Ingrid – Social Studies Review, 1997
Reviews psychological and educational research on prejudice and intergroup relations to produce suggestions and guidelines for improving the combined educational goals of service learning and multicultural education. Recommends starting early, emphasizing critical thinking, connecting activities to appropriate stages of cognitive development, and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Cooperative Learning
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Sausjord, Ingrid; Friedman, Lisa – Social Studies Review, 1997
Examines factors contributing to youth violence and suggests ways that service learning can mitigate their influence. Community-based programs can fill the void of unstructured, unsupervised time tempting many youth. Peer education and cross-age teaching can help create positive attitudes towards cooperation and responsible behavior. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hayes, Bill – Social Studies Review, 1997
Provides a brief history of character education and categorizes current efforts. Recommends combining civic participation programs with character education in an attempt to provide consistency, depth, and support. Notes that civic participation programs teach a recognized set of values, use interactive teaching strategies, and promote critical…
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Critical Thinking
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Social Studies Review, 1997
Briefly describes resources that educators and students can use to design service learning projects. These resources include free materials, books, web sites, information on grants, videos, journals, and organizations. The resources cover a broad range of approaches, projects, and methods. (MJP)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Citizenship Education, Civics, Educational Resources
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Berg, Marlowe; Curry, Joan – Social Studies Review, 1997
Recounts the development and implementation of a portfolio assessment program for student teachers. The program developed a set of goals for the portfolio experience and tied these to reflective questions concerning classroom management, reading/language arts, and videotaped lesson teaching. The portfolio assessment resulted in significant student…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Portfolio Assessment
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Levine, Martin G. – Social Studies Review, 1997
Provides brief descriptions of a plethora of websites revealing social studies lesson plans, resources, and primary documents. Sponsors for these sites include educational publishers, professional associations, government organizations, media organizations, and individual teachers. (MJP)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Resources
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Whitney, Linda – Social Studies Review, 1996
Provides a mosaic of teachers' opinions on teaching literacy through social studies. All of the teachers interviewed felt a strong responsibility for improving their students' reading skills. Many of them revealed specific approaches and strategies for accomplishing this. (MJP)
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement, Literacy
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