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Sweet, Christina – Social Studies, 1994
Argues that instruction about Native Americans or Canada Natives often has been limited to colorful tales about ancient lifestyles or a trip to a museum. Asserts that teachers should provide more accurate and useful information as they integrate native studies into the social studies curriculum. (CFR)
Descriptors: American Indians, Canada Natives, Class Activities, Course Content
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Stidsen, Catherine Berry – Social Studies, 1993
Reports on a year-long effort by one teacher to raise the global consciousness of students in a Canadian secondary school. Describes activities related to peace education, environmental education, and refugees. Asserts that the impact of the effort on the school persisted even after the participating students graduated. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Meyer, John R. – Social Studies, 1990
Traces historical precedents of values development and citizenship education in the United States and Canada. Proposes a framework for democratic values education. Explores teaching methods and classroom environments that promote democratic citizenship education. Exhorts social studies educators to integrate teaching and learning in citizenship…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Classroom Environment