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ERIC Number: ED271332
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Mar
Pages: 51
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Problem Solving for the Twenty-First Century: Global Education Activities in the Social Studies Curriculum (K-12).
Peters, Richard
Educators are encouraged in this document to practice a multi-disciplinary approach in the classroom to prepare students for new management styles in an interrelated society. The first section on perceptions covers the following: information processing (planning, implementing, assessing); the learning process (exploration, invention, application); mental operations/skills (critical thinking, decision making, problem solving); affect (attitudes, values); and critical thinking skills (program design, development, implementation and evaluation). The following sections discuss: the proactive action model (incorporating areas of critical thinking into a learning strategy); global education emphasizing interconnections among cultures, species and the planet; curriculum design/delivery as continuous, integrated and sequential; and twenty-first century global problems. Addresses of selected organizations involved in global concerns are appended. (FAC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Global Horizons, The Center for Applied Ecosocial Studies, Plaistow, NH.