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Açikalin, Mehmet – Journal of Social Science Education, 2014
This article provides an example of a social studies lesson from Turkish educational context in order to facilitate comparison with examples of social studies lessons from other parts of the world. This lesson was recorded in a 7th grade class at a middle school in one of the metropolitan neighborhoods in Istanbul. According to the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Civil Rights, Comparative Education
Peters, Richard – 1984
A global approach to citizenship education, the Human and Environmental Learning Program (HELP), is presented in two sections--one emphasizing the student and the other the teacher. The philosophy and rationale for the program, which integrates environmental education, global studies, and social studies, are outlined. The objective is to expose…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
Lipman, Matthew; Sharp, Ann Margaret – 1980
This manual contains classroom exercises which can be used to supplement each chapter of the story "Mark," (ED 189 016) designed to help adolescents formulate a philosophy of values. The purpose of both "Mark" and "Social Inquiry" is to identify key social issues in the social sciences and expose students to the conflicting concepts at the heart…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Democratic Values, Discourse Analysis, Individual Development
Hribar, Georgeanne C. – 1994
These lesson plans were developed by a participant in the Fulbright Summer Seminar on Indonesia. The materials provide information for teaching about economic and social factors affecting development of the region. There are four lessons in the packet. The lessons are: (1) "Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces" (geographical, historical,…
Descriptors: Asian History, Asian Studies, Developing Nations, Development
Cheoros, Peter; And Others – 1991
This unit is one of a series that represents specific moments in history from which students focus on the meanings of landmark events. This unit explores Greece's most glorious century, the high point of Athenian culture. Rarely has so much genius been concentrated in one small region over such a short period of time. Students discover in studying…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Democracy, Foreign Countries, Grade 10
Howe, Robert W.; And Others – 1989
Materials containing hazardous substances present serious problems to human health and to the health of the environment. There are many potential problems related to the site of a house or apartment, the construction materials used in the house or the apartment, products and materials used in and around the home, and disposal of materials.…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Family Environment, Hazardous Materials
Girton, Robert – 1987
This curriculum guide contains the grade 9 course content of the interdisciplinary International Studies Seminar, conducted at Withrow High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. The seminar, part of the school's International Studies Academy, is an alternative education program which emphasizes global studies as the core of its curriculum. The document…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Global Approach
Iozzi, Louis A. – 1982
"Preparing for Tomorrow's World" is an interdisciplinary, future-oriented program which incorporates information from the sciences and social sciences and addresses societal concerns which interface science/technology/society. The program promotes responsible citizenry with increased abilities in critical thinking, problem-solving,…
Descriptors: Biology, Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Environmental Education
Bill, Willard E. – 1988
Intended as a basis for student discussions on American Indian issues, this article provides background on American Indian and Alaskan Native spiritual values and the white man's disruption of the Sacred Circle of Life. The foundation of the philosophies of North American indigenous peoples was the idea of cyclical reaffirmation and the goal of…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indian Reservations
Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield, CA. – 1982
This handbook outlines the grade 6 course entitled "Our World, Its Diverse Peoples, and Their Societies." A statement of the California philosophy of history-social studies education precedes the handbook's three sections. The first two sections present major goals of the overall program, an overview of social studies content for grades…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Beliefs, Concept Teaching, Cultural Awareness
This resource represents a virtual library of still and moving images, documents, maps, sound clips and text which make up the history of the non-European world from prehistoric times to the early 1990s. The interdisciplinary range of materials included is compatible with standard textbooks in middle and high school social science, social studies,…
Descriptors: African History, Ancient History, Archaeology, Architecture
Flaim, Richard F., Ed.; Reynolds, Edwin W., Jr., Ed. – 1983
Designed to facilitate teacher development of a secondary unit on the Holocaust and genocide, this multidisciplinary curriculum guide provides a wide variety of classroom-tested objectives, learning activities, and materials. The guide is organized into six units which may be taught in sequence or used in part as supplementary materials: the…
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Antisocial Behavior, Art, Bias
Grippo, Lois; Kelso, Richard – 1993
This high school resource package for the public television series "Healing and the Mind with Bill Moyers" includes: (1) a teacher's guide that provides complete lesson plans for each program in the series; (2) a glossary that features definitions of the terms used in the series; (3) a bibliography containing books of interest to both…
Descriptors: Buddhism, Cancer, Chinese Culture, Educational Television