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Empowering our children-- to be more effective in the political process

by Salvatore C. Nicosia

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Published by Companion Press in Shippensburg, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- New York (State),
    • Political participation -- New York (State),
    • Students -- New York (State) -- Political activity,
    • Civics -- Study and teaching -- New York (State)

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesEmpowering our children, Preparing our children for the new millennium
      StatementSalvatore C. Nicosia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS451.N75 N53 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxix, 219 p. :
      Number of Pages219
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL307178M
      ISBN 101560432101
      LC Control Number97216224
      OCLC/WorldCa39951571

      “To grasp the words on a page we have to know a lot of information that isn’t set down on the page.” –E. D. Hirsch “I believe that the purpose of education is to master the fundamental ways of knowing.” –Howard Gardner One is an advocate for facts first, a sequential curriculum, direct. access to more knowledge, more expertise, and more professional and personal opportunities (Burke, ). Illiteracy threatens democracy because illiterates cannot make informed decisions or participate in the political process (Freire & Macedo, ). Freire and Macedo call for “a view of literacy as a form of cultural politics” (p.

      2 This book tells the story of how Peru more than halved its high rates of stunting among under-five in less than a decade. Great minds came together after persistent efforts from civil society to take concrete and affective Size: 3MB. Empowering Clients Means Empowering Ourselves First When I was a social work student, the word empowerment was not yet in our professional vernacular. I talk about helping them to find their voice in the political process for change. Even if they don’t end up .

      Study 20 found that children were three times more likely to express a view and influence the decision in a child-protection process if they attended one meeting, ten times more likely if they attended two meetings and thirty-two times more likely if they attended three meetings (no children in the study had attended more than three meetings).Cited by: world. “Empowering Students to Improve the World in Sixty Lessons” is proof that educators are not alone in believing that this work must be intentional, from preschool to graduate school. This book is an important teaching tool that can enlarge the world of our students and .


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