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McMurtry, John – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Asserts that contemporary history and historiography is "official" history that ignores the daily struggles of people for their continued survival. Argues that, while public illiteracy has nearly disappeared, individuals are ignorant of the wealth of primary-source materials of other cultures' histories. (CFR)
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Cultural Differences, Cultural Images, Elementary Secondary Education
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Berard, Robert, Ed. – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Reviews five instructional media packages designed for classroom use. Discusses the content and approach of each of the items, which include a computer game, two video cassettes, and two instructional films. Includes teaching suggestions for using the products. (CFR)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Canada Natives, Computer Games, Computer Software
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McMurtry, John – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Reports on a teacher's eight-month sabbatical trip through south and southeast Asia. Asserts that the people of this area are accepting globalization and proceeding to participate successfully in the international marketplace. Describes political, social, and economic characteristics of the eight nations visited on the trip. (CFR)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Economic Development, Economic Factors