Tag: democracy

Politics in the Classroom

In the midst of some intense political happenings in Washington, DC, it seems appropriate to ask:¬†how does a teacher responsibly and ethically handle, or remember regarding, politics in the classroom? Here is the fruit of my research: Recognize your own positions. We all develop beliefs in response to our perceptions, feelings, interpretations of the past, … Continue reading Politics in the Classroom

Towards ethical social justice education

Last Tuesday's election and its aftermath encouraged me to look into something that I had been considering for a while now: how do I¬†ethically encourage students to act in a more socially just way? There is a fair amount of literature on social justice education, and I present here my findings from an initial bit … Continue reading Towards ethical social justice education