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Levinson, Meira, Ed.; Fay, Jacob, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
Teaching in a democracy is challenging and filled with dilemmas that have no easy answers. For example, how do educators meet their responsibilities of teaching civic norms and dispositions while remaining nonpartisan? "Democratic Discord in Schools" features eight normative cases of complex dilemmas drawn from real events designed to…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Problem Solving, Cooperation
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Tyner, Kathleen – Arts Education Policy Review, 1994
Maintains that technology and school reform are two educational bandwagons that promise to improve education. Recommends the use of constructivist classroom environments to encourage student video productions and strengthen democratic institutions through an informed citizenry. (CFR)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Teachers, Audiovisual Communications, Citizenship Education
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Meyer, John R. – Social Studies, 1990
Traces historical precedents of values development and citizenship education in the United States and Canada. Proposes a framework for democratic values education. Explores teaching methods and classroom environments that promote democratic citizenship education. Exhorts social studies educators to integrate teaching and learning in citizenship…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Classroom Environment