Item description for Habits of Mind: Struggling over Values in America's Classrooms (Jossey Bass Education Series) by Melinda Fine...
Overview Melinda Fine explores the politics and practice of programs that foster moral thinking and civic responsibility. Combining thoughtful analyses of theoretical and policy debates with lively portraits of adolescents grappling with their differences, she provides a discerning look at the issues at stake in educating for democracy.
Publishers Description Explores the politics and practice of programs that foster moral thinking and civic responsibility?highlighting the acclaimed and controversial Facing History and Ourselves (FHAO) curriculum, which uses study of the Holocaust to help students reflect on issues of racism, violence, intolerance, and prejudice.
Citations And Professional Reviews Habits of Mind: Struggling over Values in America's Classrooms (Jossey Bass Education Series) by Melinda Fine has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 03/06/1995 page 52
Booklist - 04/15/1995 page 1457
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.66" Width: 6.36" Height: 0.74" Weight: 1.09 lbs.
Release Date Mar 16, 1995
ISBN 0787900613 ISBN13 9780787900618
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More About Melinda Fine
MELINDA FINE is an educational research and program development consultant. Her clients include youth development organizations, curriculum development groups, school reform initiatives, and public television companies. From 1991 to 1993 she served as assistant director of research for Children's Television Workshop's Ghostwriter series. She has worked with the Facing History and Ourselves organization since 1989 as an indepAndent consultant and a member of the organization's national teacher training team.
Melinda Fine was born in 1958.
Melinda Fine has published or released items in the following series...