Title

Blogging Politics: How elementary students can use technology and critical analysis to learn about history and culture

Senior Project Advisor

Kristen French

Document Type

Project

Streaming Media

Publication Date

Fall 2020

Keywords

blog, politics, technology, history, culture

Abstract

Many topics in politics are difficult to teach to elementary students. This may lead many educators to refrain from teaching them at all. Instead of teaching about these difficult topics without context, it may be easier to look at them through a specific lens of critical analysis. A blog linked with resources would be a great starting point for educators to navigate ways to teach politics to their students. Through the key themes of settler colonialism, intersectionality, truth, and humor, educators can focus on specific parts of a political topic to help make it more accessible to young learners. To enhance these topics even further, educators can incorporate projects that use technology to aid in their students’ learning.

Department

Elementary Education

Type

Text

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

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