Way back in 2008, I presented a few workshops at the International Democratic Education Conference. I had dabbled in the “DemEd” community for a few years by then, and this was my first push to really inject the movement I stand for: Youth engagement. While it seems antithetical for democratic education to be anything otherContinue reading “Youth Engagement in Democratic Education”
Category Archives: democracy
Student Voice Is NOT Democracy
Student voice is not democracy. Out of my decade-plus experience working in schools to promote student voice, a few lessons and experiences stand out. This article highlights one of those experiences, and is focused on one of those lessons.During the 2006/07 and 2007/08 school years, I worked with almost 150 schools in seven BOCES across NewContinue reading “Student Voice Is NOT Democracy”
Living Beyond Apathy
This is an article about the way apathy is revealed between youth and adults.