Navigating Bias: Teaching in an Election Year

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Election cycles are long, polarizing, and fraught. But teaching and learning don’t happen in a political vacuum, and K-12 teachers are raising the next generation of voters. In this era, teaching civic engagement is crucial, even outside of civics curriculum. The framework and materials a teacher uses can go a long way toward avoiding bitter, partisan debates. What supports this pedagogy? Can teachers facilitate open discussions without bringing bias into the classroom?



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Format: Policy Forum
Event Type: Session
Level: Field Experience