ERIC Number: ED394883
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Justice for All: Resources for Peace and Law-Related Education.
Kaohi, Sharon; And Others
This publication is intended to serve as a resource for K-12 social studies teachers charged with the major responsibility of making peace and law-relaed concepts meaningful to students. The purpose of this resource book is to empower teachers and students in Hawaii with the concepts of peace and law. It seeks to foster dialogue between and among teachers and students that promotes respect, tolerance, and an understanding of the need for global peace. Pertinent information about Hawaii's judicial history, the civil and criminal trial process, and the court system is included in the resource book. It also contains sample learning opportunities that focus on peace and law-related concepts. The resource book intends to enhance students' critical and creative thinking, and communication skills, as well as conflict management and resolution skills. These skills are essential for maintaining successful relationships in the home, school, workplace, and community at large. (LH)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Civil Law, Community Involvement, Conflict Resolution, Cooperative Learning, Criminal Law, Elementary Secondary Education, Law Related Education, Learning Activities, Peace, Problem Solving, Public Affairs Education, Role Playing, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Violence
Office of Instructional Services, Hawaii State Dept. Of Education, 189 Lunalilo Home Road, Honolulu, HI 96825.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of Instructional Services.