ERIC Number: ED445955
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The International System in the 21st Century: Considering the U.S. Role. Teacher's Resource Book [and Student Guide]. Revised. Public Policy Debate in the Classroom. Choices for the 21st Century Education Project.
This teacher's resource book is coupled with a student text that is part of a continuing series on current and historical international and public policy issues. The background reading offers students an insight into the forces that are expected to shape international relations in the 21st century. The resource book is based on a suggested five-day lesson plan and provides information about the "Choices" approach and practical tips for teachers about integrating the unit into the classroom. The resource book is divided into these sections: "Day One: Rethinking International Relations"; "Optional Lesson: Turning Points in U.S. Foreign Policy"; "Day Two: The Futures before the U.S. Senate: Organization and Preparation"; "Day Three: The Futures before the U.S. Senate: Debate and Discussion"; "Day Four: Discussing the Futures"; "Day Five: The Futures and Beyond: Survey and Discussion"; "Alternative Three-Day Lesson Plan"; and "Making 'Choices' Work in Your Classroom." (BT)
Descriptors: Economics, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Government Role, International Relations, Political Issues, Power Structure, Public Policy, Secondary Education, Social Studies
Choices Education Project, Watson Institute for International Studies, Box 1948, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912 ($15 for a single unit containing student text and teacher's resource book); Web site: (http://www.choices.edu).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, PA.
Authoring Institution: Brown Univ., Providence, RI. Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Inst. for International Studies.