Democracy and Social Justice Education in the Information by Angelo J. Letizia

By Angelo J. Letizia

This e-book offers educators with research-based options to advertise civic schooling of their school rooms. Going past concept and measures of feat, those equipment specialise in details place, evaluate and activation, discussion within the school room, understandings of discourse in pop culture and policymaking, and realizing the position of STEM disciplines in democracy. the writer additionally furthers concerns of ways the political approach offers that means and new visions of justice in a globalized international, and improve pupil management and educational writing within the details age. because the global faces unparalleled degrees of poverty, wealth disparity, environmental destruction, and moral questions relating to biotechnology, the us wishes a professional electorate to successfully take care of those matters. Letizia presents academics and instructor educators with the wanted how to foster these kind of democratic concerns.

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Some educators may adhere to more passive forms of citizenship, or the banking model of education where teachers “deposit” knowledge into their students (Freire, 2000). This book is not for them. This book is for teachers who see students as active, justiceseeking citizens who now must utilize the almost limitless amount of information that surrounds them to build a better world. Some may argue this book has a liberal or progressive bias. And while there may be some truth in this, the methods in this book should be no less forgiving to supposed liberal or progressive interventions.

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