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Dale, Jack – Canadian Social Studies, 1998
Presents statistics on students' belief in God and their lack of knowledge about various religions to justify the inclusion of religion studies in school systems. Gives a variety of Web sites for teachers planning to include religion studies in their classrooms. Covers topics such as curriculum, listservs, and indices of religions. (CMK)
Descriptors: Beliefs, Creationism, Cultural Pluralism, Evolution
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Kirman, Joseph M. – Canadian Social Studies, 1991
Provides a crossword puzzle for social studies students. Offers clues based upon early Canadian history. Invites teachers to submit their own puzzles. (SG)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Puzzles
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Presents an annotated bibliography of sources in the ERIC database concerning Canada. Many of the documents suggest topics for curriculum development or describe instructional strategies for teaching about Canada and/or Canada-U.S. relationships. Information about ordering or accessing the documents is included. (MJP)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Canadian Studies, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development
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Burlbaw, Lynn Matthew – Canadian Social Studies, 1992
Suggests assigning students to construct timelines using continuous-fold computer paper. Explains various means of arranging the timelines. Recommends several different uses, including reading, mathematics, or spelling. Concludes that using continuous-fold paper can help students develop a sense of history, both as individuals and as part of a…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Instruction
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Orr, Jeff – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Provides background information, primary source document, and learning activities related to the early 19th-century cod trade in Newfoundland. The document is a long business letter detailing activities between a Scotch fish merchant and his Canadian suppliers. The activities cover geography, history, global economics, and environmental issues.…
Descriptors: Capitalism, Colonialism, Economic Factors, Economics