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ERIC Number: ED386369
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 125
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Creating Caring and Ethical Communities in Rural, Small Schools. Rural, Small Schools Network Information Exchange: Number 18, Spring 1995.
Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.
This packet includes reprints of articles concerning the development of a caring and ethical rural school community. The four sections of the packet overview theories and rationale for developing a caring classroom, successful programs in ethical schools and classrooms, leadership and decision making for building a caring and ethical school community, and resources for creating a caring and ethical school community. Articles include: (1) "Getting Started in Schools" (Nel Noddings); (2) "Building an Ethical School: A Theory for Practice in Educational Leadership" (Robert J. Starratt); (3) "Citizenship Education for a Pluralistic Democratic Society" (James A. Banks); (4) "Children and Peace: An Opportunity for Inquiry" (JoAnn Harvey); (5) "Raising Students' Social Consciousness in South Hadley, Massachusetts" (Anita Page); (6) "Today's Kids Care about Social Action" (Barbara A. Lewis); (7) "A Democracy of Third Graders" (Kathy Nalle); (8) "To Develop Thinking Citizens" (Jane W. Rowe); (9) "Reaching beyond the Self: Service Learning For Middle Schoolers" (Diane Harrington); (10) "Tackling World Hunger in an Elementary School" (Caroline S. Donnan); (11) "Seeing and Resolving Moral Conflict: Students' Approaches to Learning and Making Choices" (Nona Lyons); (12) "Values Clarification for Students with Emotional Disabilities" (Brian J. Abrams); (13) "The Peacekeepers: Students Use Mediation Skills To Resolve Conflicts" (Michael Meek); (14) "Stemming Conflict through Peer Mediation" (Kathleen K. Shepherd); (15) "Talk about It! Democracy Begins in Human Conversation" (in"Teaching Tolerance"); (16) "Ethical Leadership: A Prerequisite for Effective Schools" (Raymond L. Calabrese); (17) "Ideas That Work with Young Children: How To Institute Some Simple Democratic Practices Pertaining to Respect, Rights, Roots, and Responsibilities in Any Classroom (without Losing Your Leadership Position)" (Polly Greenberg); and (18) "Why Literature? A Rationale" (Linda Leonard Lamme, Suzanne Lowell Krogh, with Kathy A. Yachmetz). The last section lists books, journal articles, and organizations committed to ethical education. (LP)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.