ERIC Number: EJ571059
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Practicing Democracy at School: A Qualitative Analysis of an Elementary Class Council.
Angell, Ann V.
Theory and Research in Social Education, v26 n2 p149-72 Spr 1998
Describes an experiment with class meetings, designed to offer students practice in the democratic process, in a mixed-age, upper elementary, Montessori classroom. Finds that the group setting allowed students to address goals for classroom conduct and to learn ethics by example. Notes problems with tolerance for minority positions within the group. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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