ERIC Number: ED410150
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
When Women Lead the Way. A Curriculum Promoting Good Citizenship and Encouraging Community Action.
Hellstern, Melissa; Feldman, Jody
The purpose of this project is to teach students the relationship between volunteerism, good citizenship, and the continuing maintenance and enhancement of society through the examples of the volunteerism of great women community leaders in the St. Louis (Missouri) area. Each unit in the book contains a story or stories, vocabulary, and interdisciplinary activities. A video segment script accompanies each segment of the video used in the lesson. Each video segment is 6-7 minutes in length and accompanies each of the eight units. The units focus on the challenges facing the community and identifies outstanding women leaders involved in the issue. Topics and leaders include: (1) "Homelessness"--Marjorie Robins and Carol Duhme; (2) "Health"--Sr. Betty Brucker; (3)"Education"--Dolores B. Malcolm and Kathryn Nelson; (4) "Elderly"--Marylen Mann; (5) "Child Welfare"--Chris Chadwick; (6) "Art and Culture"--Mary Strauss; (7) "Justice"--Frankie Freeman; and (8) "Civil Rights"--Edna Fischel Gellhorn. A list of additional resources is included. (EH)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Civics, Community Action, Elementary Secondary Education, Law Related Education, Local History, Local Issues, School Community Relationship, Social Problems, Social Studies, State History, Volunteers, Womens Studies
Missouri Bar, P.O. Box 119, Jefferson City, MO 65109.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Bar Association, Jefferson City.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri (Saint Louis)