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
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
Introducing Canada available for sale here (Amazon.com)
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