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Global Connections. Media Corner Social Studies and the Young Learner (ISSN-1056-0300) 6:4
Contends that computers and television have contributed to a sense of global connectedness. Presents reviews of a computer software program and two videotape series that focus on global issues and children in other cultures. Asserts that...
Using Technology to Learn from Travelmates' Adventures Social Studies and the Young Learner (ISSN-1056-0300) 7:3
Describes a thematic curriculum unit in which elementary students simulate travel around the world and record their experiences using word processors and databases. Includes figures listing student directions and an actual student journal entry....
Social Justice and Media. Media Corner Social Studies and the Young Learner (ISSN-1056-0300) 7:1
Contends that the end of slavery, women's suffrage, and the civil rights movement were watershed events of social justice in U.S. history. Provides reviews of two media-based sets of instructional materials that can help students understand the...
Past, Possibilities, and Potholes on the Information Superhighway Social Education (ISSN-0037-7724) 61:3
Examines the World Wide Web as a curriculum resource and teaching tool. Finds much to recommend in the system's access to electronic databases, publications, listservs, newsgroups, and e-mail. Abuses and deficiencies include misinformation, lack of...
Ten Ways to Integrate Technology into Middle School Social Studies Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas (ISSN-0009-8655) 72:6
Discusses 10 ways that middle-school social-studies teachers can transform their teaching through computer-based technology. Emphasizes general concepts related to middle-school social studies, such as databases, e-mail, simulations, and the web. (SR)
A Baker's Dozen: Ideas and Resources in Social Studies Teacher Education International Journal of Social Education (ISSN-0889-0293) 15:2
Focuses on how teacher educators can promote information literacy in social studies methods courses. Discusses topics searching and researching as a key to information literacy, antidotes for plagiarism, the use of databases, spreadsheets, and word...