Watch a discussion with educators and researchers from Educating for Participatory Politics (EPP) and the Council of Youth Research on the similarities of their experiences, as well as distinctions between the projects. They shared ideas about what civic educators and researchers in a range of settings can learn from each other.
This is Part 4 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.
- Part 1: Supporting Educators to Educate for Participatory Politics
- Part 2: YPAR in Action: Lessons from the Coucil of Youth Research
- Part 3: Educators’ Experiences Educating for Participatory Politics
View the Conversation
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.
- Nicole Mirra (host) – Assistant Professor of English Education at The University of Texas at El Paso. She earned her Ph.D. in Urban Schooling from the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, is a former high school Language Arts teacher, and coordinator of UCLA Council of Youth Research.
- Perry Bellow-Handelman, Social studies teacher and the Social Justice Pathway lead at Coliseum College Prep Academy (CCPA) in Oakland, CA.
- Eddie Lopez, History Teacher at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles, CA.
- John Rogers, Associate professor of Urban Schooling in the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies and Director of the UCLA Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access (IDEA).
Resources for this webinar:
Photo/ Educating for Participatory Politics
#ConnectedLearning Discussion on Twitter