The Role of Education When Democracy is Under Attack w/ Judy Pace, Eric Soto-Shed & Elizabeth Yeager Washington

The Role of Education When Democracy is Under Attack w/ Judy Pace, Eric Soto-Shed & Elizabeth Yeager Washington

Judy PaceJudy PaceGuest
Eric Soto-ShedEric Soto-ShedGuest
Elizabeth Yeager WashingtonElizabeth Yeager WashingtonGuest

Episode 64 - What role does education play when democracy is under attack? How important is it to teach controversial issues when elected officials would prefer to prohibit such discussion? What steps should educators to consider discussing these issues, both inside the classroom and beyond? A panel of guests including Judy Pace from the University of San Francisco, Eric Soto-Shed from Harvard University, and Elizabeth Yeager Washington from University of Florida join the podcast to provide answers to these questions.

Teaching controversial issues when democracy is under attack (The Brookings Institution)

Teaching Controversies

Hard Questions: Learning to Teach Controversial Issues (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)