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Children as Civic Actors: Towards Social Studies Environments That Support Embodied Civic Experiences

Fri Nov 30 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Burnham, 3rd Floor, West Tower

Children as Civic Actors: Towards Social Studies Environments that Support Embodied Civic Experiences


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Public schools must be sites of civic practice where students can experiment with civic action. In this session we argue for seeing children as being civic actors and embodying civic action. Participants will view videos of civic actors and discuss what kinds of school contexts make such civic action possible.
Anna Falkner, University of Texas at Austin; Katherina Payne, University of Texas at Austin; Jennifer Keys Adair, falkneac; Kiyomi Sanchez Suzuki Colegrove, Texas State University

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