Supporting Civics Education with Student Activism

This book empowers teachers to support student activists.

Supporting Civics Education with Student Activism

Author: Pablo A. Muriel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1000198855

Page: 200

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This book empowers teachers to support student activists. The authors examine arguments for promoting student activism, explore state and national curriculum standards, suggest activist projects, and report examples of student individual and group activism. By offering suggestions for engaging students as activists across the K-12 curriculum and by including the stories of student activists who became lifetime activists, the book demonstrates how activism can serve to bolster democracy and be a component of rich, experiential learning. Including interviews with student and teacher activists, this volume highlights issues such as racial and immigrant justice, anti-gun violence, and climate change.

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