Tag: ethics

Rules for Discussion

While researching for my recent post about politics in the classroom, I came across this excellent quotation: "If children become accustomed to discussing their differences in a rational way in the primary years, they are more likely to accept it as normal in their adolescence. Citizenship education helps equip young people to deal with situations … Continue reading Rules for Discussion

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