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Teaching Canada

Publications For Teaching About Canada - Teaching About Canada and Mexico; and Introducing Canada

Teaching About Canada and Mexico:
Many U.S. students learn more about countries beyond the oceans to the east and west of the United States than they do about our northern and southern neighbors. This book provides educators with the in-depth information and suggestions for class activities that will enable them toteach their students about Canada and Mexico. The articles on Canada in this book cover its history, government, society,cultural life, and the status of Quebec. Those on Mexico deal with its preHispanic and subsequent history, its political system, culture, images of the U.S. held by Mexicans, and Mexicos recent accomplishments and upcoming challenges. This volume also covers the emergence of North American free trade and its impact on the economies of Mexico and Canada.Teaching about Canada and Mexico is published by NCSS in association with Michigan State Universitys Canadian Studies Centre and its Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, with which the editors are affiliated


Teaching About Canada and Mexico (NCSS)

Introducing Canada:
This 11 chapter volume, produced in 1997 by the National Council for the Social Studies in association with the National Consortium for Teaching Canada, provides a rich overview of Canada for the K-12 classroom. Contributions include history, politics, geography, culture, and economics. This volume also includes instructional activities, resources and strategies for K-12 educators interested in Canada.


Price – $15.00 per copy

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Contact Information

Canadian Studies Outreach to K-12 Professionals - Northeast National Resource Center on Canada

MAINE: Betsy Arntzen
Canadian-American Center
154 College Ave., Orono, ME 04473

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NEW YORK: Amy Sotherden
Center for the Study of Canada/
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133 Court St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901

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Teaching Canada
Professional Development & Instructional Resources for K-12 Professionals
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The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
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