Educators’ Experiences Educating for Participatory Politics

March 24, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
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 is Part 3 of a 4-part series, Youth Led Inquiry, Connection and Action: Redesigning Civic Education for Participatory Politics, which focuses on successes and lessons learned from two long-running civic education initiatives that redesign civic learning opportunities to take advantage of digital opportunities for connection and social action, the Educating for Participatory Politics project, and the Council of Youth Research.

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During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtags #connectedlearning#digitalcivics, and #2nextprez

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.

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