Toolbox for Democracy

Posted by Mary Hendra on July 22, 2015

Democracy works "through the collaborative efforts of ordinary people." Fernando Reimers, Harvard University, shares this in an essay just published by Facing History and Ourselves. (Click here to download a free excerpt from this new book.

But, what tools do we have to make our democracy work better? We put this question to teachers in our most recent seminar, A New Approach to Teaching Mockingbird. Here is their response:

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What tools would you add to our collective toolbox for democracy?

Topics: Choosing to Participate, Critical Thinking

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