Item Details

Dealing With Controversial Issues [electronic resource]

produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Examines how Social Studies teachers in any grade level can encourage open and informed discussions on controversial issues. Topics range from stereotypes and gender-based discrimination to the conflict in the Middle East. Through clearly identifying issues, listening to multiple perspectives, and formulating personal positions, teachers explore a variety of strategies that can be used to teach challenging issues.
Release Date
2003
Run Time
27 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
Professional
Notes
Teaching practices library, professional development guide, and companion web site based on the National Council for the Social Studies standards, blends content and methodology in lively case studies.
Series
Social Studies in Action : A Teaching Practices Library, K-12
Series Statement
Social studies in action : a teaching practices library, K-12 ; 31
ISBN
1576806359 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2003.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
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