2017: Reconstructing Civility - Modes of Engagement for 2017

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teaching, discussion, classroom, controversy

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We, as educators, want to give students the opportunity to think through the questions that matter most to them. But many of us also avoid those discussions, fearing that those questions are "too touchy" for the classroom. How can we facilitate productive discussions of those questions without inviting chaos in the classroom?

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"Touchy Topics" in the Classroom

We, as educators, want to give students the opportunity to think through the questions that matter most to them. But many of us also avoid those discussions, fearing that those questions are "too touchy" for the classroom. How can we facilitate productive discussions of those questions without inviting chaos in the classroom?