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How classroom political discussions—controversies, too—prepare students for needed civic participation

Discussing values in the context of a classroom or a larger community requires careful planning to ensure that all voices are heard. In this article, author Holly Korbey highlights key research in the field of classroom deliberation and identifies strategies for ensuring that discussions about differing values and controversial topics remain civil and productive.


   10 minutes

   By: Holly Korbey, KQED

   Educator-prep | K-12 educators

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Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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