Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in the Primary Grades

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What would a classroom look like if understanding and respecting differences in race, culture, beliefs, and opinions were at its heart? Welcome to Mary Cowhey's Peace Class in Northampton, MA, where first and second graders view the entire curriculum through the framework of understanding the world, and trying to do their part to make it a better place. Woven through the book is Mary's unflinching and humorous account of her own roots in a struggling large Irish Catholic family and her early career as a community activist. ...

Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in the Primary Grades 2006, Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781571104182

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