ERIC Number: EJ829168
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
Teaching about Human Rights in the Elementary Classroom Using the Book "A Life like Mine: How Children Live around the World"
Lucas, Ashley G.
Social Studies, v100 n2 p79-84 Mar-Apr 2009
This article considers human rights education at the elementary school level in the United States. It explores some of the benefits of including human rights education in the elementary curriculum and provides suggestions on how to incorporate it. The article focuses on a discussion of the book "A Life Like Mine: How Children Live around the World" and concludes with a United Nations simulation unit plan structured around this book.
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Elementary School Curriculum, Books, Global Education, Simulation, Instructional Materials
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education
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