Learning Citizenship: Practical Teaching Strategies for Secondary Schools

Synopsis

The Citizenship curriculum aims to help young people to participate more fully in society through the development of a range of relevant skills and knowledge. This book shows how a variety of teaching strategies can be used to teach citizenship skills across a range of curriculum subjects as well as in Citizenship lessons themselves. Topics covered include: * developing discussion * thinking through debate * addressing controversial issues * investigating citizenship * learning through role play * working in groups * learning with simulations * participation. A lively and practical book which will be invaluable to student teachers and their trainers, Citizenship co-ordinators in schools and advisors across the country. It combines issues of pedagogy with real classroom experiences and demonstrates just how students learn from different teaching strategies.

Additional information

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004