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ERIC Number: EJ639042
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-0953
Lessons in Democracy.
Vail, Kathleen
American School Board Journal, v189 n1 p14-19 Jan 2002
Civics and social-studies educators worry that schools are neglecting to show the complex and difficult sides of democracy, including the importance of debate and dissent. Strategies to help young people grow into citizens include encouraging critical thinking, teaching students to understand other points of view, and linking service learning to political action. (Lists eight civic education websites.) (MLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
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