Promising Practices in Teaching Social Responsibility

Promising Practices in Teaching Social Responsibility

by Sheldon Berman

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ISBN-13: 9780791496534
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/30/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 575 KB

About the Author

Sheldon Berman is President of Educators for Social Responsibility and is one of the group’s founders.

Phyllis LaFarge is a contributing editor to Parents Magazine and is a freelance writer in the area of child development.

Table of Contents

Preface
Phyllis La Farge

Introduction
Sheldon Berman

1. Controversial Issues and Young Children: Kindergartners Try to Understand Chernobyl
Janice Balsam Danielson

2. Bringing Global Awareness into Elementary School Classrooms
Sheila Reindl

3. Cooperative Learning: Making the Transition
Sarah Pirtle

4. "You Need Lots of Choices": Conflict Resolution in the Elementary Grades
Sara Goodman and William J. Kreidler

5. Democratic Practices at the Elementary School Level: Three Portraits
Clarissa Sawyer

6. Literature in the Classroom: Pathways to Social Responsibility
Barbara Beckwith

7. Educating for Multicultural Perspectives: A Doorway to the Rest of Humanity
Monica Andrews

8. You and I Are the Same: The Multicultural Classroom
Nina A. Mullen and Laurie Olsen

9. Words, Not Weapons; Dialogue, Not Debate: Managing Conflict at the Middle- and Secondary-School Levels
Anne Yeomans

10. Promising Practices in the Social Studies
Dennis Shirley

11. Science and Society: Teaching Social Responsibility in the Nuclear Age
Beth Wilson Fultz

12. Math and Social Responsibility
Sheldon Berman

13. The Arts: Imagining a Better World
David M. Stuart

14. Educating for Democracy and Community: Toward the Transformation of Power in Our Schools
Seth Kreisberg

15. Teaching for Global Responsibility through Student Participation in the Community
Dale A. Bryan

Contributors

Topic Index

Index of Educational Researchers and Theorists

Index of Teachers, Administrators, Students, and Schools Referred to in Text

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