Exploring controversial issues in elementary social studies

Danielle Linowes, Thomas Misco, Li-Ching Ho, Megan Stahlsmith

Abstract


This manuscript addresses the importance of teaching controversial issues, especially within elementary school contexts. In particular, this manuscript explores the underlying elements of justice wtihin controversies and demonstrates the way in which teachers might explore procedural justice within an elementary classroom.

Keywords


controversial issues; justice; elementary social studies

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