ERIC Number: EJ365374
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Teaching American Democracy in American Public Schools.
McPhie, Walter E.
Social Education, v52 n2 p152 Feb 1988
Argues that the public school is a realistic setting for involving students in U.S. style democracy. States that teachers should use the similarities to teach students about representative democracy (school elections) and effective lobbying (petitioning the school board). Concludes that this comparison is an effective way to teach students about U.S. democracy. (GEA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A