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Author Cannon, Susan Gelber.

Title Think, care, act : teaching for a peaceful future / by Susan Gelber Cannon
Published Charlotte, N.C. : Information Age Pub., [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 213 pages) : illustrations
Series Peace Education
Peace education.
Contents ""Think, Care, Act""; ""Teaching for a Peaceful Future""; ""A volume in""; ""Peace Education""; ""Series Editors: Ian Harris, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee""; ""Edward J. Brantmeier, Colorado State University""; ""Jing Lin, University of Maryland""; ""CONTENTS""; ""Part I: Think!""; ""1. Critical Thinking from September Through June 3""; ""2. Media Literacy and Current Events: Examining 9-11 and Presidential Elections 21""; ""3. Using Critical Imagination: The History Utopia Project and The Giver Utopia Project 37""; ""Part II: Care!""
""4. Creating the A-Team: Building the School-Wide Safety Net of Care for Students, Teachers, and Families 53""""5. Reading Multicultural, Historical, and Controversial Literature to Enhance Empathy 65""; ""6. Creating a Caring Classroom and Global Community with Poetry and Prose 83""; ""Part III: Act!""; ""7. Citizenship Action Projects in History Class 107""; ""8. Student Council Initiatives in Middle School 121""; ""9. Empowering Elective Courses: Debate, Model UN, PeaceJam 139""; ""Peace Education""; ""Think, Care, Act""; ""Teaching for a Peaceful Future""; ""by""
""€?Howard Zinn (in Ellis & Mueller, 2004: Howard Zinn�You Can�t be Neutral on a Moving Train)""""“A culture of peace will be achieved when citizens of the world understand global problems; have the skills to resolve conflict constructively; know and live by international standards of human rights, gender and racial equality; appreciate cultura ... ""; ""�Global Campaign for Peace Education, 1999""; ""“War is hell. I don�t wish it on my best friends or my worst enemy. May my children, and my grandchildren, and my great-grandchildren be spared from it, forever. Amen.�""
""€?Private First Class Fred Gelber (Personal interview, November 23, 2000)""""LESSONS FROM MY FATHER""; ""The Secret World of War""; ""BUILDING A CULTURE OF PEACE""; ""Think, Care, Act""; ""Envisioning a Culture of Peace""; ""PEACE EDUCATION AS AN UMBRELLA CONCEPT""; ""Theoretical Underpinnings""; ""A Moral Imperative""; ""Negative and Positive Concepts of Peace""; ""Teaching Positive Peace""; ""Imagining What Might Be""; ""The Unseen Harvest""; ""EMPOWERING ADOLESCENTS""; ""Adolescent Idealism""; ""Hypotheses for Teaching for Peace""
""Susan Gelber Cannon Episcopal Academy""""Information Age Publishing, Inc.""; ""Charlotte, North Carolina • www.infoagepub.com""; ""Foreword""; ""Ian Harris""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND HEARTFELT THANKS""; ""Figure 1. Private First Class Fred Gelber, 1945, Italy.""; ""Figures 2 and 3. Human costs of war. J. Kadir Cannon�s Anguished Art series depicts horror of war for soldiers and civilians.""; ""introduction""; ""Teaching Students to Think, Care, and Act for a Peaceful Future""; ""“I had a modest goal when I became a teacher � I wanted to change the world.�""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education -- Social aspects.
Multicultural education.
Peace -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1617354287 (electronic bk.)
9781617354281 (electronic bk.)
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