Teaching controversial issues : the case for critical thinking and moral commitment in the classroom
Noddings, Nel, author.
Teaching controversial issues : the case for critical thinking and moral commitment in the classroom / Nel Noddings, Laurie Brooks.
New York : Teachers College Press, 
ix, 181 pages ; 24 cm
- Other contributors
Brooks, Laurie, author.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Sources of morality -- Authority -- Critical thinking -- Religion -- Race -- Gender and public life -- Entertainment, sports, and media -- Capitalism and socialism -- Money, class, and poverty -- Equality, justice, and freedom -- Patriotism -- Moral commitment.
In this book, eminent educational philosopher Nel Noddings and daughter Laurie Brooks explain how teachers can foster critical thinking through the exploraton of controversial issues. They offer specific, concrete strategies for addressing a variety of issues related to authority, religion, gender, race, media, sports, entertainment, class and poverty, capitalism and socialism, and equality and justice. The emphasis is on the use of critical thinking to understand and collaborate, not simply to win arguments. -- Provided by publisher.
- Subject headings
Critical thinking--Study and teaching.
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