ERIC Number: EJ528541
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ProSocial Studies. Curriculum Concerns.
Wade, Rahima, Ed.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v8 n4 p18-20 Mar-Apr 1996
Maintains that teachers can convert social studies to "prosocial" studies by emphasizing the role of caring and empathy as a response to social problems. Briefly addresses integrating the concept of caring into discussions concerning personal relationships and community issues. Advocates modeling behavior and cooperative learning. (MJP)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Education, Empathy, Humanitarianism, Instructional Development, Prosocial Behavior, Public Affairs Education, Public Service, Role of Education, Social Cognition, Social Development, Social Problems, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, Social Values, Teacher Responsibility
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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