World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements

World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements

by John Hunter


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544290037
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 08/05/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 576,041
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

A native Virginian and graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, JOHN HUNTER is an award-winning teacher and educational consultant. Hunter led his first sessions of the World Peace Game at Richmond Community High School in 1978. Since then, he has taught the game successfully in a variety of settings, from public schools in Virginia and Maryland to a session with Norwegian students sponsored by the European Youth Initiative. He has spoken at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Google’s Palo Alto campus, the Pentagon, the United Nations, and elsewhere. His March 2011 TED talk was greeted with a standing ovation, and Arianna Huffington and Chris Anderson named it the No. 1 talk of TED 2011.

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Power of an Empty Space 1

1 John Comes Home 31

2 Pablo Sees It All 52

3 Brennan Saves the World 87

4 David Learns the Dangers of Victory 112

5 Standing Up To the Tyrant 138

6 The Arms Dealers Choose Right over Might 161

7 Gary and the Ecological Disaster 188

Epilogue: The World Peace Game Goes to the Pentagon 221

Appendix: The World Peace Game and "Teaching to the Test" 249

Acknowledgments 253

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