What's Democracy Got to Do with Teaching?

Meier, Deborah
September 2011
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Fall2011Supplement, p19
Academic Journal
In this article, the author discusses how democracy associate with teaching in the U.S. educational system. The author shares his personal experiences of working as substitute teaching in Chicago's Southside schools in 1964, to explain the connections between democracy and teaching. It informs that teachers should encourage students to share convictions with other students and allow them to face the challenge to sort out conflicting evidence.


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