Education for Democracy

Education for Democracy

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Annotation Arguing that educators are justified in shaping curriculum and instruction toward the formation of democratic citizens, Parker (education, U. of Washington) offers ten chapters that give advice on how to achieve those goals. The discussion begins with examinations of the cultural attitudes towards democracy instruction in education revealed in the educational experiences of British students, American students, and Japanese American children sent to internment camps during World War II. Five descriptive or prescriptive chapters then look at curriculum plans for democratic instruction. The final chapters look at large-scale and small-scale assessment tools for evaluating students' participation in democratic discourse. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ( instructional materials are designed to foster the civic development of young people. Students are ... For many students, the first step of Project Citizen, selecting the problem to study, is the most difficult (Tolo, 1998, p. xvii). Students areanbsp;...

Title:Education for Democracy
Author:Walter Parker
Publisher:IAP - 2002-01-01


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