Civics is the study of what it means to be a U.S. citizen -- a legally recognized member of the country. Under the U.S. system of government, citizens have many rights and responsibilities. Your civics course will help you discover the most important ones. - p. 3-4.
Prose, poetry, drama and speech from: Ghana, Greece, Scandinavia, Japan, Ireland, Rome, Spain, Russia, South Africa, France, Zimbabwe, England, Nigeria, Botswana, India, Cuba, Dominican Republic, U.S.A., Haiti, Chile, Israel, Poland, Venezuela, Italy, Egypt, St. Lucia, and the Czech Republic.
Section 1describes in detail the relevance, practical application, and value of such classroom strategies as cooperative learning, multicultural instruction, and concept mapping. Section 2 contains a collection of articles from teachers, professors, and policy makers to give practical expertise on topics such as effective classroom management, dealing with classroom aggression, ensuring the success of girls in science, dispelling the "scientists as nerd" myth, involving parents, and implementing the National Science Standards. Section 3 contains additional resources.
Presents the contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man, along with a collection of essays by various authors and a biographical sketch of the author.