Exploring Values Through Literature, Multimedia, and Literacy Events - Making Connections (PB) by Patricia Ruggiano SchmidtExploring Values Through Literature, Multimedia, and Literacy Events - Making Connections (PB) by Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt

Exploring Values Through Literature, Multimedia, and Literacy Events - Making Connections (PB)

EditorPatricia Ruggiano Schmidt, Ann Watts Pailliotet

Paperback | July 1, 2008

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Exploring Values Through Multimedia, Literature and Literacy Events was written byteachers and educational researchers for classrooms and schools interested in developinglearning communities that develop critical and compassionate future citizens. Throughthe use of specific multimedia, literature and literacy events, this book presents numerousways for classroom teachers and schools to promote respectful, responsible, caring, andsharing students in a democratic society.Beginning with Plato's message that we cannot let the formation of good citizens to chance, Exploring Values ThroughMultimedia, Literature and Literacy Events takes the reader through a brief history of character education and moraldevelopment and a summary of multimedia's impact on our lives. The chapters that follow are devoted to teacher testedclassroom and school programs, activities, and resources for the understanding of diverse human perspectives. Included inseveral chapters are the unique ways classes might analyze how and why information is presented in the media. Due to theconstant media bombardment on our lives, the goal if this volume is to support our students as they discern the meanings oftruth and justice.
Title:Exploring Values Through Literature, Multimedia, and Literacy Events - Making Connections (PB)Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.54 inPublished:July 1, 2008Publisher:Information Age PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1593119453

ISBN - 13:9781593119454

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