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Dieterich, Daniel J. – Elementary English, 1973
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness
Arnold, Nellie – Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 1976
The twentieth century, presently recognized as the years of the industrial revolution, may be remembered as the evolutionary age of leisure, when humanity realized its greatest dream: the creation of a world community. (JD)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Community Change, Culture Contact, Global Approach
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Cogan, John J.; Nakayama, Shuichi – Social Education, 1985
Geography can contribute to an informed world view and thus to a favorable international climate for the peaceful settlement of disputes and for productive measures to ameliorate many world problems. What the focus of geography instruction in the development of international understanding should be is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices
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Ankrim, Ernest M. – Social Education, 1990
Explains that economics is the science of choice based on the limited resources of the world, and that teaching about how the world's people make those choices creates better global understanding. Advocates teaching economics with an international perspective because most national economies are no longer self-contained but internationally…
Descriptors: Economic Change, Economics Education, Global Approach, Instructional Materials
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Woolcott, Richard A. – Social Education, 1984
A robust and distinctive society of over 15 million people, Australia today is a nation of increasing influence in the international community. Phases in the evolution of Australia's attitude to the outside world are examined and how the country views its international role is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Disarmament, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Policy
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West, Jean M.; Schamel, Wynell – Social Education, 1997
Outlines a series of teaching activities to be used in conjunction with Robert E. Lee's letter of resignation. These include textual analysis, class discussions, writing assignments, and student research. Includes a photocopy of the letter as well as a brief discussion of Lee's role in the Civil War. (MJP)
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Conflict Resolution, Decision Making, Disarmament
United States Catholic Conference, Washington, DC. – 1994
This booklet presents the statement of the United States Catholic Conference on the topic of violence in society and how as a nation and as individuals people must work to ensure a more peaceful world. The booklet addresses the need for a moral revolution and a renewed ethic of justice, responsibility, and community. Several examples of renewal…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Catholics, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education
Theobald, Robert – 1972
The readings presented here are designed to help the reader perceive the future more vividly. Part one of the book suggests the various ways in which the future can be seen; it includes science fiction and the views of various analysts as to what the future holds. Part two collects printed materials about the future from various sources, including…
Descriptors: Demography, Education, Futures (of Society), Peace
Totten, Sam – Georgia Social Science Journal, 1985
Of the many serious problems now facing the world, the most important is threat of nuclear destruction. Social studies educators should provide ample classroom time for discussing and examining the facts concerning nuclear warfare, and they must make sure that various points of view are presented. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Nuclear Warfare, Nuclear Weapons
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Bokaer, Joan – History and Social Science Teacher, 1985
This exercise will help secondary students work through their fears about nuclear war. It consists of a brief introduction by the teacher, questions that the teacher asks the students, students sharing with partners after each question, and students sharing with the whole group following the partner-sharing. (RM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Nuclear Warfare, Peace
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Markov, Moisey A. – Impact of Science on Society, 1975
Discusses the responsibility of scientists to warn mankind about the dangers of the unknown factors of scientific development and the application of science to technical progress. Scientific responsibility for helping reduce politico-military tensions is also put forth. (BR)
Descriptors: Ethics, Moral Issues, Peace, Responsibility
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Fine, Esther Sokolov – Primary Voices K-6, 1994
Describes the Peacemaking program at the Downtown Alternative School, an elementary school in Toronto, Canada. Provides a context of understandings about theory and classroom practices involving struggles with conflict and differences. (SR)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Peace
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Baer, Joan – Primary Voices K-6, 1994
Describes the beginning and development of the Peacemaking program in a multiage classroom combining grades one through three. Portrays interactions of teachers and students as they apply the Peacemaking program. (SR)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary School Students, Peace, Primary Education
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Lacey, Ann – Primary Voices K-6, 1994
Portrays the interactions of teachers and students as they explore peacemaking in the elementary grades. Includes children's responses to the Peacemaking program, a note on I-messages, and a discussion on how to begin peacemaking. (SR)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Peace
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Westing, Arthur H. – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1974
Discusses the devastating ecological impact of warfare and the traditional approaches to arms control. Indicates that international acceptance of an approach to preventing military ecocide is only possible by arousing world opinion to recognize the abhorrence of any ecological destruction. (CC)
Descriptors: Disarmament, Ecological Factors, Environmental Education, International Law
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