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ERIC Number: EJ538366
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0093-3104
Negotiating Dissonance and Safety for the Common Good: Social Education in the Elementary Classroom.
Houser, Neil O.
Theory and Research in Social Education, v24 n3 p294-312 Sum 1996
Examines the inherent dichotomy between the competing needs of maintaining emotional safety and exploring sensitive issues in social studies classrooms. Argues that an effectively safe classroom can serve as a necessary backdrop for addressing controversial issues even in the earliest of grades. Maintains that most teachers simply ignore these issues. (MJP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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