Educating Citizens for Global Awareness

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Nel Noddings
Teachers College Press, Jan 1, 2005 - Education - 161 pages
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Educating students about their roles as global citizens is a challenge that has taken on increasing importance in recent years. In this volume, prominent educators join Nel Noddings to address the issue of global citizenship, what this means, and how it should shape curriculum and teaching in K-12 classrooms. Features: frameworks for educating global citizens, including building community and mutual respect, creating social responsibility, instilling an appreciation for diversity, promoting emotional literacy, and managing and resolving conflict: practical suggestions to help teachers enrich their classrooms with global content; advice for teaching better global attitudes throughout the curriculum, including social studies, science, literature, and math classes; and diverse perspectives by leading educators and scholars on global citizenship and its value to education and community.
 

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Contents

Gender Perspectives on Educating
22
The Integration of Conflict Resolution into
40
PlaceBased Education to Preserve the Earth
57
Schools
69
Incorporating Internationalism into
81
Teaching
93
A Changing Vision of Education
107
Conclusion What Have We Learned?
122
References
137
About the Contributors
147
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Nel Noddings is Lee L. Jacks Professor of Child Education Emerita at Stanford University.

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