ERIC Number: ED410149
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Educating for Peace and Justice: Religious Dimensions, K-6. 8th Edition.
This revised teacher's manual focuses on the need to develop compassionate concern in students if they are to be moved to action. The 12-step processes in the 8 units promote a personal relationship or friendship with the persons or groups involved. The units include: (1) "Of Dreams and Vision"; (2) "Interpersonal Peacemaking/Reconciliation"; (3) "Reconciliation--Turning Enemies and Strangers into Friends"; (4) "Interracial Reconciliation"; (5) "International Reconciliation: Dealing with Violence and War"; (6) "International Reconciliation: Global Interdependence"; (7) "Solidarity with the Poor"; and (8) "Becoming Friends with the Earth". Other special sections are "Helping Children Become Peacemakers: A Special Process"; "'A Methodology for Educating for Peace and Justice'"; and"'We Are a Rainbow People'" with music and directions for making paper cranes. (EH)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Ethical Instruction, Ethics, Global Education, Justice, Multicultural Education, Peace, Prosocial Behavior, Religious Education, Service Learning, Social Change, Social Studies, Social Values, Teaching Guides
Institute for Peace and Justice, 4144 Lindell Boulevard, #124, St. Louis, Missouri 63108; telephone: 314-918-2630.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Institute for Peace and Justice, St. Louis, MO.
Note: For the 7-12 guide, see ED 392 723.