A valuable primer for educators, students, and parents looking to bring democratic education practices into their schools and classrooms. This paper presents the history and theory of democratic education and explores both the opportunities and the challenges involved with building more democratic classrooms. This is the first part of Morrison's two part paper. A link to part two is provided below.
Author: Kristan A. Morrison
Morrison, K. A. (2008). Democratic classrooms: Promises and challenges of student voice and choice, part one. Educational Horizons, Fall 2008, 50-60.