ERIC Number: EJ510828
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Riding the Rapids of Current Events.
Turner, Thomas N.
Social Studies, v86 n3 p117-21 May-Jun 1995
Asserts that one of the most important goals of education should be to help students become responsible citizens who want to be informed about contemporary events. Recommends instructional techniques and current event issues to encourage student curiosity and involvement. Includes an annotated listing of teacher resources. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Classroom Techniques, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Current Events, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Social Studies, Student Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, World Affairs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A