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ERIC Number: EJ815371
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-175X
Democratic Classrooms: Promises and Challenges of Student Voice and Choice, Part One
Morrison, Kristan A.
Educational Horizons, v87 n1 p50-60 Fall 2008
If we ever hope to have schools that are engaging and that truly embody democracy, then the classes within them must provide opportunities for students to experience autonomy, freedom, and choice in what is studied, when, and how. This article explores both the historical and theoretical framework of democratic freedom-based education and the promises and challenges of implementing democratic practices in schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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