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Reynolds, Joan – 2002
Thich Nhat Hanh, a 76-year-old Buddhist monk of the Vietnamese meditation school, exemplifies mindfulness in his daily life and teaches these principles around the world. Preferring to be called "Thay" which means teacher, he has written over 75 books on such subjects as mindfulness in daily living and its relation to social action. His teachings…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Buddhism, Cross Cultural Studies
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Boose, Donald W., Jr. – OAH Magazine of History, 2000
Summarizes the issues and problems involved in the Korean War truce talks that eventually spurred the signing of the armistice agreement on July 27, 1953. Focuses on the reparation of the prisoners of war and the Military Demarcation Line and Demilitarized Zone. (CMK)
Descriptors: Diplomatic History, Foreign Countries, International Communication, International Cooperation
Judson, Stephanie, Comp. – 1977
This manual on teaching children non-violent attitudes and the skills for non-violent conflict resolution suggests teaching activities and methods, describes classrooms in which these methods have been employed, and explains the underlying theory of conflict resolution. The first part of the manual, an outgrowth of the Friends' Nonviolence and…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Books, Children, Childrens Games
Potter, Jana – 1994
Noting the importance of agriculture in a developing nation, this manual provides primary school teachers with ideas for lessons and activities that can be taught in the school garden setting to improve students' application of skills acquired in class. The guide provides examples of specific lesson plans in science, math, social studies, and…
Descriptors: Agricultural Skills, Curriculum Design, Developing Nations, Elementary Education
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Longino, Charles F. – Sociology of Education, 1973
In a panel study of draft eligible male undergraduates, the impact of the first draft lottery upon student political attitudes is examined to test if students drawing low numbers would have increased opposition to war. Evidence was found to be weak. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Beliefs, Dissent, Higher Education
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Levy, Tedd – Social Education, 1999
Presents the address delivered by President Tedd Levy at the 78th National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference. Stresses that social studies offers students a place to discuss social-environmental problems the culture is suffering from and gives teachers a chance to promote values inherent in a more humane world. (CMK)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Human Dignity
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Goetz, Delia – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1949
A major challenge to those concerned with the guidance and training of children today is to prepare them to take their places in a world in which they will be brought into increasingly closer relationship with the peoples of other lands. More and more we are stressing the need for developing better understanding of the people to whom we are so…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Elementary Schools, Cultural Pluralism, Teaching Methods
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Nattiv, Amalya; And Others – Journal of Humanistic Education and Development, 1989
Challenges inhibiting forms of individualistic competition and presents use of cooperative learning as an effective method for conflict resolution and interpersonal skill building. Sees cooperative approach for classroom use as both developmental and ongoing. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Conflict Resolution, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cleveland, Harlan – Social Education, 1986
Reviews world conditions which support the development of a new, global "manifest destiny" for the United States. Lists five major threats to international security, in addition to positive signs of cooperation. Concludes with seven "attitudinal learnings" for American students, and are the hallmarks of future global leaders. (JDH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, International Relations
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Berman, Shelley – Social Education, 1983
To educate students about nuclear war, Educators for Social Responsibility sponsored a "Day of Dialogue" in schools October 25, 1982. What some teachers did in their classrooms on this day is described. Also discussed is what social studies courses need to do to help students become peacemakers. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
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Enloe, Walter; Cogan, John – Social Education, 1985
The bombing of Hiroshima changed forever the concept of conflict and warfare in the human family. Two Americans, one having grown up in Hiroshima and the other having spent one year in the city as a Fullbright research scholar, reflect on the Hiroshima experience. (RM)
Descriptors: Conflict, Disarmament, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society)
Murtagh, Teresa, Ed.; O'Sullivan, Jean, Ed. – 1998
This booklet, which is available in English, French, and Spanish, presents articles by eight individuals from around the world which demonstrate how teachers worldwide are finding ways to show children how to respect those who are different from themselves. The teachers' mission is to provide children with the means to overcome centuries-old…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
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Hansel, Bettina – Education and Urban Society, 1988
Individualism in American culture makes students ignorant of world issues. Educators must change the students' intercultural perspectives. ASF intercultural programs offer youth an opportunity to live in another culture. The results include the following: (1) better appreciation of foreign culture; (2) ability in a foreign language; (3) more…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Culture Conflict, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Culture
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Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association. – 1995
This guide for parents presents, in Laotian and English, information about drugs, drug use and abuse, and treatment for drug use. Most of the information is presented in question and answer form to give parents the information they need to answer their children's questions and help prevent drug use. The following sections are included: (1)…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Drinking, Drug Abuse, Drug Education
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Peterson, Dennis M.; Briggs, Peter; Dreasher, Luiza; Horner, David D.; Nelson, Trevor – New Directions for Student Services, 1999
The authors describe the contributions of international students in helping create a diverse and multicultural campus. They argue that these students are one of the most important resources for internationalizing college and university campuses as well as the profession of student affairs. Intercultural learning could be a beacon, illuminating a…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Student), Educational Environment, Global Approach
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