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ERIC Number: EJ430536
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
Democracy in Elementary School Classes.
Holmes, Emma E.
Social Education, v55 n3 p176-78 Mar 1991
Maintains that citizenship education is a major goal of elementary school, social studies instruction. Explains four strategies to establish democracy in the classroom: discussions, democratic decision making, modeling, and examining reasons for democratic behaviors. Stresses linking rights to responsibilities and promoting respect for self and others. Highlights teachers' role in cooperating with students to create democratic classrooms. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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