How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation

How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation

Excerpted from Building Better Citizens: A New Civics Education for All by Holly Korbey.  A Twenty-first Century Guide to Politics in the Classroom   In a four-year study of classroom political discussions between 2005 and 2009, Diana Hess, dean of University of Wisconsin–Madison’s School of Education, and Paula McAvoy, assistant professor Read more…