Dear Listserv Members, The U.N. Decade for Human Rights Education will conclude at the end of 2004! This benchmark is inspiring reflection among human rights educators about our progress over the last ten years - as well as questions about where we go from here. This will be one of the topics addressed in the spring 2004 issue of the "4th R", Amnesty International-USA's magazine for educators. In this issue, the editors would also like to include examples of how HRE is taking place in less traditional subjects, that is, not just in social studies classrooms but across subject areas and disciplines (science, language arts, math, visual arts, etc.) I would like to invite listserv members to share their experiences in teaching HRE in less traditional subjects. What curricular and extracurricular strategies have you used? What were your successes? What did students gain from these experiences? Would these strategies work in other school settings with different student populations? The more details, the better! Please send in your messages as soon as possible, as we have a mid-January deadline for the article. You are also welcome to share your comments on the first Decade for HRE. To your mind, what have been the accomplishments and what are the remaining challenges for educators in the U.S.? What you think the future holds for us or, alternatively, how we should hold the future? Your experiences and thoughts will enrich many members of the human rights education community. We look forward to reading your comments! Warmly, Felisa Tibbitts Member of Editorial Board, "4th R" ======== North American Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Archives of the list can be found at: http://www.hrea.org/lists/hr-education-na/markup/maillist.php If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact <email@example.com>. **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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