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Tackling controversial issues in the primary school : facing life's challenges with your learners / Richard Woolley.

Author/Creator:
Woolley, Richard., author.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (173 p.)
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Subjects:
Education, Elementary -- Social aspects -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Neoliberalism -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
How do you broach family values with seven year olds? Can you help young children understand racism? Can you avoid bringing your own prejudices into the classroom?Talking effectively about controversial issues with young children is a challenge facing every primary school teacher. Tackling Controversial Issues in the Primary School provides teachers with support and guidance as you engage with the more tricky questions and topics you and your pupils encounter.Illuminated with case studies and examples of how teachers and children have confronte
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introducing controversial issues: Concepts and challenges; Chapter 2 Living together: Antiracist education in mono and multicultural settings; Chapter 3 Family values: What and who makes a family?; Chapter 4 Developing worldviews: Global citizenship and care for the environment; Chapter 5 Democracy, politics and cooperation: Involving children in decision-making and collaboration; Chapter 6 Gender, identity and acceptance: Together everyone achieves more
Chapter 7 Grief and loss: Facing change, death and bereavementChapter 8 Remembrance and remembering: Challenges and opportunities; Chapter 9 Learning and the market: Addressing values and consumerism; Chapter 10 Conclusion - towards inclusive practice: Tackling controversial issues; Postscript; References; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-136-94756-6
1-282-65617-1
9786612656170
0-203-84832-2
OCLC:
646788558
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203848326 doi