Author's note: The below is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, Teaching Terror: 9/11 and Collective Memory in America's Classrooms. It will be available from Routledge early Aug.
One other important intersection between the literature on historical memory and the literature on peace education is Zembylas’s concept of critical emotional praxis (Zembylas 2008, Beckerman and Zembylas 2012). In his words, critical emotional praxis “creates openings for…Continue
For about the past year, my team and I have been surveying and interviewing US public middle and high-school teachers nationwide about their experiences teaching 9/11. How have they approached teaching today’s students about one of the most painful, important and arguably divisive events in US history? Here’s what they had to say.
1. Most teachers (including history teachers) don’t see teaching about 9/11 as part of their curriculum. According to my survey 84% of teachers who don’t…Continue
Added by Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D. on September 11, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
I am currently editing a new book, Conflict Resolution and the Scholarship of Engagement (forthcoming 2012 from Cambridge Scholars Publishing). Here's a snip from the intro!
As the field of conflict analysis and resolution continues to grow, scholars and practitioners increasingly recognize that we can learn from one another. Theory must be informed by practice and practice must draw on sound theory. Above and beyond this…Continue
Added by Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D. on February 25, 2012 at 4:46pm — No Comments