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Kirman, Joseph M. – McGill Journal of Education, 1992
The concentration of power and the potential for abuse inherent in modern technology mandates the development of a personal and socially responsible ethic. The development and examination of this ethic should be reflected and integrated throughout social studies instruction. Historical examples of traditional virtues (sobriety, thrift, industry)…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement
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Kirman, Joseph M. – McGill Journal of Education, 1997
Observes that the influence of television and media violence on children's behavior is of concern to many people. Examines research related to the influence of such violence on children's behavior and to teaching about the differences between television and real-life violence. Makes suggestions for dealing with this concern. (DSK)
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Child Behavior, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Education
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Kirman, Joseph M. – McGill Journal of Education, 2004
This article argues that bullying is a human rights violation and should be a social studies curriculum concern. It treats bullying not only as a school incident but also as part of any systematic, continuous violence in any context. There is a discussion of legal implications, applicable educational theory, and attempts to deal with bullying in…
Descriptors: Bullying, Civil Rights, Foreign Countries, Social Studies