ERIC Number: ED386369
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Conflict Resolution, Consciousness Raising, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction, Moral Values, Organizations (Groups), Program Descriptions, Resource Materials, Rural Schools, Service Learning, Small Schools, Values Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.