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ERIC Number: ED380314
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 120
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Educating for Social Responsibility. The ESR Journal.
Pittman, Susan Peters, Ed.
ESR Journal, p1-121 1990
Dedicated to Seth Kreisberg, this document is the first journal issue of the Educators for Social Responsibility (ESR). It begins with "The Real Ropes Course: The Development of Social Consciousness" (Shelley Berman). The other articles are presented in five sections. The first section, "Our Relationship to Society," contains: (1) "What Should Schools Teach and Students Learn?" (Vito Perrone); (2) "Is Education for Social Responsibility Anathemic to American Culture? (The answer should be no, but is it?)" (Milton Kleg); and (3) "An Inclusive Reality" (Michael Hartoonian). The second section is "Understanding our Interdependence" and contains three articles: (1) "Conflict Resolutionland: A Round-Trip Tour" (William J. Kreidler); (2) "A New Way of Fighting: Resolving Conflict Creatively" (Linda Lantieri; Tom Roderick); and (3) "Reflections on Conflict Management as an Empowering Process for Students...And for Me" (Joan May T. Cordova). The third section, "Opportunities for Social Contribution," contains one article: "Human Rights Education: A Statewide Commitment" (Nancy Schniedewind; Bonne Sue Adams; Winifred Evers Pardo). The fourth section, "Developing Participatory Understanding," contains three articles: (1) "A Democratic Approach to Teaching about the U.S. Constitution" (Clarissa Sawyer); (2) "Stepping into Other Perspectives: Holistic History and Students at Lakeside School" (Dwight Gibb); and (3) "Using Oral History to Address Social Issues in the Social Studies Classroom" (Sam Totten). The fourth and final section is "Exploring Real World Issues" and includes three articles: (1) "Be Prepared: Using Controversial Topics or Methods in the Classroom" (John Zola); (2) "Teaching for New Ways of Thinking: The ESR Soviet Education Project" (Larry Dieringer); and (3) "Challenges in the ESR-Soviet Collaboration" (Alan Shapiro). (DK)
Educators for Social Responsibility, 23 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educators for Social Responsibility, Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers - Location: USSR