academic ability cognitive ability conflict resolution elementary education global approach international relations social studies
Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Bickmore, Kathy (1999), “Elementary curriculum about conflict resolution: Can children handle global politics?” Theory and Research in Social Education 27:1 (Winter), pp.45-69.
Shows how a curriculum focusing on the concept of conflict was tied tightly to social studies and other subject area learning goals and woven around global as well as interpersonal problems. Presents analysis of descriptive vignettes selected to represent evidence of the curriculum process and content and students' developing understandings of conflict.