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Atkinson, Jamie C. – Democracy & Education, 2017
Neoliberalism and neoconservatism are two ideologies that currently plague education. The individualistic free-market ideology of neoliberalism and the unbridled nationalistic exceptionalism associated with neoconservatism often breed a narrowed, overstandardized curriculum and a hyper-testing environment that discourage critical intellectual…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Democracy, Teacher Education, Ideology
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Carr, Paul R.; Thésée, Gina – Democracy & Education, 2017
This conceptual article underscores the importance of critical engagement in and through education with a view to enhancing education for democracy (EfD). As a centerpiece to illustrating this connection, we refer to our research project, which engages international actors through an analysis of the perceptions, experiences and perspectives of…
Descriptors: Democracy, Democratic Values, Political Attitudes, Citizen Participation
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Broom, Catherine – Democracy & Education, 2017
This response considers the strengths of Carr and Thesee's 2017 paper in "Democracy & Education" and explores further areas of research related to education for democracy or citizenship education. [For "Seeking Democracy Inside and Outside of Education," see EJ1162605.]
Descriptors: Democracy, Democratic Values, Political Attitudes, Citizen Participation
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Kalinec-Craig, Crystal A. – Democracy & Education, 2017
An elementary mathematics teacher once argued that she and her students held four Rights of the Learner in the classroom: (1) the right to be confused; (2) the right to claim a mistake; (3) the right to speak, listen and be heard; and (4) the right to write, do, and represent only what makes sense. Written as an emerging framework to promote…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Tests, Mathematics Teachers
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Dantas-Whitney, Maria; Ulveland, R. Dana – Democracy & Education, 2016
In response to the study and recommendations presented in the article "I Didn't See it as a Cultural Thing," written by Linda Griffin, Dyan Watson and Tonda Liggett, we explore three interrelated topics. First, we seek to problematize some of the assumptions in the study. We review some of the authors' approaches and assertions that seem…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Supervision, Partnerships in Education, School Districts
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Smith, Barrett A. – Democracy & Education, 2015
Stitzlein and West (2014) are primarily concerned with how Relay and Match risk failing to prepare their residents to practice democratic education. My aim is to provide a more thorough account of specific practices employed by Match and their no-excuses approach in order to illustrate and support points made by Stitzlein and West. It is my hope…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Charter Schools, Educational Practices, Democratic Values
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Gunzenhauser, Michael G. – Democracy & Education, 2015
In response to Hytten's provocative opening of a conversation about an ethics for activist teaching, in this essay I address three interesting contributions that Hytten made. First, I explore the significance of the imagined ethical subject in Hytten's example and in many prior authors' work on ethics in social justice teaching. Expanding the…
Descriptors: Ethics, Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Philosophy
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Stoddard, Jeremy – Democracy & Education, 2014
Despite the potential for media and technology to act as a democratizing force and the challenges to democracy posed by partisanship and the explosion of political media spending, media education and the preparation of active citizens in schools is virtually nonexistent. This essay presents the case for revitalizing media education for the age of…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democratic Values, Media Literacy, Educational Needs
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Stitzlein, Sarah M.; West, Craig K. – Democracy & Education, 2014
This article critically analyzes the application of charter school techniques in teacher education, especially in two noteworthy programs: the newly developed Relay Graduate School of Education and Match Teacher Residency. We describe how their approaches to teacher preparation differ from traditional teacher education programs. We also raise…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Charter Schools, Alternative Teacher Certification, Educational Practices
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Hayes, Cleveland; Juarez, Brenda; Escoffrey-Runnels, Veronica – Democracy & Education, 2014
Applying culturally relevant and social justice-oriented notions of teaching and learning and a critical race theory (CRT) analysis of teacher preparation in the United States, this study examines the oral life histories of two Black male teachers recognized for their successful teaching of Black students. These histories provide us with a venue…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, African American Students, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
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Simms, Muriel – Democracy & Education, 2013
Experienced teachers need to have opportunities to discuss and plan curriculum in ways that meet the academic needs of a demographically changing student population. According to the experienced teachers in this study, these opportunities did not occur in their teaching environments or in their teacher preparation courses. Moreover, the literature…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Action Research, Cultural Awareness, Multicultural Education
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Greene, Kathleen – Democracy & Education, 2013
Educators frequently claim that the projects in which they are involved are democratic. However, considering the multiple and often conflicting notions of democracy and democratic education, are there any shared understandings of what either of those notions means? Does the claim that a project is democratic carry with it any shared assumptions,…
Descriptors: Democracy, Democratic Values, Middle School Students, Middle School Teachers
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Hayes, Cleveland; Juarez, Brenda – Democracy & Education, 2012
In this article, we are concerned with White racial domination as a process that occurs in teacher education and the ways it operates to hinder the preparation of teachers to effectively teach all students. Our purpose is to identify and highlight moments within processes of White racial domination when individuals and groups have and make choices…
Descriptors: Race, Multicultural Education, Critical Theory, Culturally Relevant Education
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Fasching-Varner, Kenneth J.; Seriki, Vanessa Dodo – Democracy & Education, 2012
A struggle exists to engage in culturally relevant pedagogy (CRP) that authentically represents the voices and interests of all across the K-20 spectrum, from higher education institutions, to teacher preparation programs, and into U.S. classrooms. This article responds to Hayes and Juarez's piece "There Is No Culturally Responsive Teaching Spoken…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Higher Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Faculty Development
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Weilbacher, Gary – Democracy & Education, 2012
The article "There Is No Culturally Responsive Teaching Spoken Here: A Critical Race Perspective" by Cleveland Hayes and Brenda C. Juarez suggests that the current focus on meeting standards incorporates limited thoughtful discussions related to complex notions of diversity. Our response suggests a strong link between standardization and White…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Whites, Race, Standards
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