ERIC Number: EJ502289
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Diversity Taboos: Religion and Sexual Orientation in the Social Studies Classroom. Curriculum Concerns.
Wade, Rahima, Ed.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v7 n4 p19-22 Mar-Apr 1995
Asserts that, in many schools, educators have made great strides in responding to ethnic diversity and gender issues. Argues that two other aspects of diversity--sexual orientation and religious differences--are often ignored. Discusses curriculum design, school policy development, and teaching methods related to these topics. (CFR)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Intermediate Grades, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Religion, Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, United States History
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Diverse Learners in the Social Studies Classroom."