There are two million military-connected children, and every school district in the United States has at least one military-connected student (Operation Educate the Educator, n.d.). The stresses on military children have increased in the post-9/11 era, and many educators are not prepared to provide an appropriate school environment to effectively meet these children’s needs. This paper examines some of the challenges military children face in schools and offers suggestions to enable educators to provide a safe and nurturing environment. An annotated bibliography of children's literature that is aligned with the NCSS Ten Primary Themes is provided.
Anderson, Hillary; Cutter, Stacey; and Hill-Anderson, Bethany
"Effectively Meeting the Needs of Military-Connected Children Through Literature in the Elementary Social Studies Classroom,"
The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies: Vol. 75
, Article 4.
Available at: http://thekeep.eiu.edu/the_councilor/vol75/iss2/4
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