“Discrepancy Welcome!” is a pedagogical guide providing tools for teachers to encourage and stimulate controversial dialogues in the classroom.
Month: April 2020
The letter from Helen Young is a response to “Plowshares and Pandemics,” an earlier article in our Corona Connections series that highlighted Helen’s film, “The Nuns the Priests and the Bombs.” Helen illuminates the great difference in scale of the consequent damage and the long-term effects inherent in the existential threats of nuclear weapons in comparison to COVID-19.
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation has published a new three-part curriculum called “Navigating Crisis, Uncertainty, and Technology in a Global Pandemic.” These lessons are designed to help middle school teachers and parents address many of the new and immediate needs of students in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The distinctions and similarities between the problematics of COVID-19 and climate change illuminated in this article by Úrsula Oswald Spring intimates a holistic, planetary and ecological worldview that might serve as the basis for learning for a renewed world rooted in human dignity and realized through social and environmental justice.