Daily Archives: August 27, 2014

Freedom and High Expectations: What Worked In My Civic Engagement Unit by Patrick Friedman

Whatever success my students had with becoming “educated for Democracy in the digital age” can largely be attributed to two factors: (1) the freedom to pursue topics that were authentically intriguing to students and (2) the expectation that they would present their findings with professionalism and some degree of expertise. […]