Tolerance and Empathy in Today's Classroom: Building Positive Relationships within the Citizenship Curriculum for 9 to 14 Year Olds

Tolerance and Empathy in Today's Classroom: Building Positive Relationships within the Citizenship Curriculum for 9 to 14 Year Olds

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Tolerance and Empathy in Today's Classroom is an activity-based teacher's guide to fostering positive group interaction through imagined experience and discussion at Key Stages 2 and 3 (age 7 to 14). In a series of interactive workshops, each one providing a context, a scenario and a list of characters, pupils are invited to engage in discussion, debate and negotiation to solve problems and meet challenges. The primary focus is the promotion of tolerance, empathy and cooperation, as prescribed in the non-statutory framework for PSHE and Citizenship. Key transferable skills in oracy, enquiry and problem-solving are introduced and practised through each role-play, with - specific links to the National Curriculum attainment targets for Speaking and Listening- suggestions for extensive cross-curricular work. The scenarios include local, national ...

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