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
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
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