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Amundson, Kristen J. – 1996
This guide offers a closer look at the newly-independent nation of Kyrgyzstan. The teaching materials focus on the history and culture of the nation, emphasize the influence of physical geography on culture, and explore the diversity found in this small country. Each lesson includes the geography standards linked to the activity, objectives,…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bokaer, Joan – History and Social Science Teacher, 1985
Concrete examples of K-12 classroom techniques that work well in a discussion of the arms race are presented. Also discussed are teachers' feelings as they discuss nuclear weapons. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Class Activities, Conflict Resolution, Creative Writing
Intercom, 1970
A brief review of the important resources, recent developments, and organizational activity in the field of world affairs, including arms control and disarmament; international organization and world order; aid, trade, and development; ethics and war. Many items mentioned are appropriate for use in the classroom. (Author/JB)
Descriptors: Disarmament, Higher Education, International Relations, Peace
Barrs, David, Ed.; Juffkins, Maura, Ed. – 1995
This kit for 7-ll year-olds introduces elementary school students to the work of the United Nations (UN). The materials explain the global issues and concerns the UN addresses. Relevant information about the UN and its work is included in each unit, but these must be examined, taught, and understood within the context of the larger issues and…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Instructional Materials
Hays, Donald G. – 1998
This paper discusses the ideas of how to unite global villages to help create a better world. Argues that it takes just two people to begin a conversation between countries. It proposes that e-mail conversations can take place between children in classrooms in two different countries. Another benefit, besides breaking down the cultural barriers…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Electronic Mail, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Noddings, Nel – Educational Leadership, 1991
Using male experience as the policy standard is becoming increasingly problematical. Instead of pointing to women's mathematics deficiencies, we might ask why men lag behind women in elementary school teaching, nursing, and full-time parenting. Given current conditions of poverty, crime, and child neglect, our society may be ready to raise its…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Mathematics
Dotson, Beth – Momentum, 1996
Describes the summer program at St. Agnes School, in Kentucky, which puts on musicals about social issues. Focuses on the theme of this summer's musical, which is the futility and danger of violence. Discusses the awareness that the summer program musical has brought to the children. (AJL)
Descriptors: Art Education, Catholic Schools, Drama, Dramatics
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Culver, David M. – New England Journal of History, 1993
Discusses the impact of World War II on world history and the conflicting views of historians. Reviews six recent books on World War II. Concludes, although these books do not constitute a reinterpretation of the war, they do represent major contributions to the literature. (CFR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, European History, Geography, Higher Education
Leonard, Thomas M. – 1997
This paper analyzes the issues regarding current expansion of NATO membership to include Romania and Bulgaria. The perspective given is that of the United States and places the Romanian and Bulgarian cases within the context of those issues. Sections of the paper include: (1) "The Road to Madrid: Expansion of NATO"; (2) "No Easy…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Conflict, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
French, Kenneth M. – 1981
This manual is designed to provide development workers with the information and tools needed to begin or to improve poultry production. Covered in the individual chapters are the following topics: the nature and scope of poultry production, assessment of local poultry selections, basic information about chickens, country chickens, poultry…
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills
Gill, Muriel, Ed. – 1985
This sign language manual, intended to help St. Lucia parents teach language to and communicate with their deaf or hard-of-hearing children, is prefaced by a child's description of living with a deaf sibling. An introduction discusses symptoms of hearing loss, defines speech and language, traces general expectations at school, and touches briefly…
Descriptors: Adventitious Impairments, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Deafness, Elementary Education
Eschenbach, Willis – 1984
This document was prepared as a training manual for people interested in developing appropriate technological approaches to using wind power to pump water. The training program is divided into two basic formats, one in which a session focuses on the design process and participants are expected to do some design work in groups, and another which…
Descriptors: Alternative Energy Sources, Appropriate Technology, Design Requirements, Energy Education
White, Barbara Jo; Sheffield, Elise Sprunt – 1995
This handbook can be used by anyone with an interest in mapmaking. The step-by-step guide shows how to draw, plan, and color a one-of-a-kind world map. There is a list of materials, supplies, worksheets, and a trouble-shooting appendix for special situations. The guide also provides a variety of enrichment activities to promote continued…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cartography, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Location
White, Barbara Jo – 1994
This booklet describes map-making in a step-by-step process with illustrations of each procedure. The volume contains the following chapters or sections: (1) "The Making of a World Map"; (2) "The World Map Key"; (3) "Appendix I: Map-making Workshop"; and (4) "Appendix II: Project Evaluation." (EH)
Descriptors: Cartography, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction, Illustrations
Chakroff, Marilyn; Druben, Laurel, Ed. – 1987
This is the French translation of a "how-to" manual, designed as a working and teaching tool for extension agents as they establish and/or maintain local fish pond operations. The manual presents information to facilitate technology transfer and to provide a clear guide for warm water fish pond construction and management. Major topic…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Design Requirements, Developing Nations, Fisheries
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