The Political Classroom

" Based on the findings from a large, mixed-method study about discussions of political issues within high school classrooms, The Political Classroom presents in-depth and engaging cases of teacher practice.

The Political Classroom

WINNER 2016 Grawemeyer Award in Education Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the classroom is pedagogically challenging and raises ethical dilemmas for teachers. Diana E. Hess and Paula McAvoy argue that teachers will make better professional judgments about these issues if they aim toward creating "political classrooms," which engage students in deliberations about questions that ask, "How should we live together?" Based on the findings from a large, mixed-method study about discussions of political issues within high school classrooms, The Political Classroom presents in-depth and engaging cases of teacher practice. Paying particular attention to how political polarization and social inequality affect classroom dynamics, Hess and McAvoy promote a coherent plan for providing students with a nonpartisan political education and for improving the quality of classroom deliberations.

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The Political Classroom
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Diana E. Hess, Paula McAvoy
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-13 - Publisher: Routledge

WINNER 2016 Grawemeyer Award in Education Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the classroom is pedagogically challenging and raises ethical dilemmas for teachers. Diana E. Hess and Paula McAvoy argue that teachers will make better
Teach it in English! Implementing English in the Political Classroom
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Janine Franke
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08 - Publisher: Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag)

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Gender in the Political Science Classroom
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Ekaterina M. Levintova, Alison Kathryn Staudinger
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-12 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

A collection of studies examining the role of gender in teaching and learning in the traditionally male-dominated field of political science. Gender in the Political Science Classroom looks at the roles gender plays in teaching and learning in the traditionally male-dominated field of political science. The contributors to this collection
Fantasy Media in the Classroom
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Emily Dial-Driver,, Sally Emmons, Jim Ford
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-10 - Publisher: McFarland

A common misconception is that professors who use popular culture and fantasy in the classroom have abandoned the classics, yet in a variety of contexts—high school, college freshman composition, senior seminars, literature, computer science, philosophy and politics—fantasy materials can expand and enrich an established curriculum. The new essays in this
Political Education in Times of Populism
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Edda Sant
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-21 - Publisher: Springer Nature

"In professional and academic contexts nothing is more important than helping people to understand and engage with democratic society. Sant has written an excellent book which helps greatly towards that end. She has developed incisive new arguments about the nature of contemporary politics and education. Using the most recent as