ERIC Number: EJ725990
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Publication Date: 2005-May-1
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Educating for Democracy: The Vital Role of the Language Arts Teacher
Mantle-Bromley, Corinne; Foster, Ann M.
English Journal, v94 n5 p70-74 May 2005
English language arts teachers play a vital role in helping students to connect skills they learn in school with the larger purposes of democracy. Hence it is noted that the future of the US depends, at least in part, on the commitment of the language arts teachers toward democracy and social justice.
Descriptors: Justice, Democracy, Language Arts, English Teachers, Teacher Role, Relevance (Education), Democratic Values
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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