Abstract: Describes programs and activities of the Close Up Foundation for special needs students. Explains how the experiential citizenship education activities are adapted for hearing impaired, visually impaired, recent immigrant, Native American, Alaskan Native, Puerto Rican, and Pacific Island nation students. Includes two classrom activities used in the program. (CFR)
Title: Educating Special Citizens.
Author: Fentress, Debbie
Journal Citation: Social Studies, v84 n5 p218-23 Sep-Oct 1993
Publication Year: 1993
Document Type: Project Description (141); Journal Article (080)
Target Audience: Teachers and Administrators and Practitioners
ERIC Identifier: EJ476706
Clearinghouse Identifier: SO525002
Available from: UMI
This document is NOT available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS).
Descriptors: Alaska Natives; American Indians; * Citizenship Education; Cultural Differences; * Cultural Pluralism; Disabilities; Elementary Secondary Education; * Ethnic Groups; * Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Foreign Countries; Immigrants; * Multicultural Education; Public Affairs Education; * Special Needs Students
Identifiers: *Close Up Program; Pacific Islanders; Puerto Rico