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NCSS 2011: Making Citizens Through Literature: A New Approach to Civic Education

Calling all 2011 NCSS annual conference-goers: Leon and Amy Kass, editors ofWSPWH, will be leading a seminar on the use of imaginative literature for civic education.

The seminar, “Making Citizens Through Literature: A New Approach to Civic Education,” will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on December 3, 2011from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Amy and Leon Kass will introduce NCSS…

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Added by Cheryl Miller on November 2, 2011 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Education Resources that promote Global Understanding & Cooperation

As the nations of the world become more interdependent, it is increasingly important for students to begin learning about intercultural communication at a young age. Peace One Day’s FREE

Education Resource contains a comprehensive lesson plan, Intercultural

Cooperation, designed to promote …

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Added by Emily Dew on July 19, 2010 at 5:57am — No Comments

FREE Online Peace Education Resources

Our updated 2010 FREE digital Education Resource, recommended for teachers of grades 6 – 12 in the US, is available online! The Resource provides 21 lesson plans and 28 classroom

activities
for exploring issues such as: ending bullying, conflict

resolution, intercultural cooperation, the United Nations, and the link between

sustainability and peace.
Using September 21, Peace Day, as the

focus, the resource works in…

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Added by Emily Dew on July 15, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Using Video Games to Teach History!

I love the concept of using games to teach! Conspiracy Code is a game based high school history course that I am very excited about. You can read more about it on my blog. There is a video that shows how the game works, and how the students will learn from it, at 360Ed. Just click on Conspiracy Code and enjoy!

Added by Michelle DeSilva on January 10, 2010 at 12:22pm — 1 Comment

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