ERIC Number: ED314340
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Law Related Education.
Maslow, R., Ed.; Kirchgaessner, R., Ed.
ATSS/UFT Journal, v44 n1 Spr 1989
This journal edition focuses upon the many resources for teachers to draw upon in order to infuse law-related education (LRE) into their classrooms. Isidore Starr explains the reasons behind the LRE movement, while Mabel McKinney-Browning describes the existing American Bar Association's programs in LRE. Judith Zimmer covers the Street Law program. A sample lesson is included at the end of the article. John Hale writes about the Law in a Free Society program and the National Bicentennial competition. Todd Clark explains the programs developed by the Constitutional Rights Foundation. Carolyn Pereira offers reasons for including LRE in the curriculum, and discusses the characteristics of effective LRE programs. Eric Mondschein explains the Law, Youth and Citizenship program of the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Education Department. Thomas O'Donnell offers details of an effective LRE program, project PATCH, in the Northport (NY) School District. Harriet Bunin's article discusses LRE in New York City. Robert Maslow and Stuart Zimmer describe a typical New York City high school law program. Marvin Underweiser and Michelle Davis share a list of interesting and exciting law-related trips in the New York City area. The issue concludes with a bibliography of resources for teachers and students including books, audio-visual materials, and bibliographical references. (JB)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Community Involvement, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Experience Programs, Field Trips, Human Resources, Law Related Education, Resource Materials, School Community Programs, Secondary School Curriculum, State Programs, Urban Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association of Teachers of Social Studies, New York, NY.; United Federation of Teachers, New York, NY.