Educators’ Experiences Educating for Participatory Politics
- on Mar 24, 2016
- at 4:00 pm –5:00 pm
- by Liana Gamber-Thompson
Teachers from Los Angeles, Oakland, and Chicago shared their experiences implementing curriculum exploring the expanded possibilities and risks associated with youth civic and political engagement in the digital age.
This hangout was the third in a 4-part series, “Youth-Led Inquiry, Connection, and Action: Redesigning Civic Education for the Digital Age,” organized by Educating for Participatory Politics and the Council of Youth Research. The series was co-streamed at connectedlearning.tv.
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Guests for this webinar included:
- Erica Hodgin (host), Associate Director of the Civic Engagement Research Group at Mills College and the Research Director of the Educating for Participatory Politics project, which includes four teams in three different cities exploring ways to redesign civic education for the digital age.
- Sonia Hansra, Academic Advisor and Humanities Teacher at MetWest High School, Oakland, CA.
- Christine Laadimi, Social Studies teacher at Bogan High School, Chicago, IL.
- Kate Rowley, Teacher at Locke High School, Los Angeles, CA.
- Albert Vazquez-Mejia, Teacher at Locke High School, Los Angeles, CA.
Resources for this webinar:
- Educating for Participatory Politics—Resources
- Redesigning Civic Education for the Digital Age: Participatory Politics and the Pursuit of Democratic Engagement by Joseph Kahne, Erica Hodgin, and Elyse Eidman-Aadahl
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