How to Discuss Politics and Other Sensitive Issues in School

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Listen to “65: How to Discuss Politics and Other Sensitive Issues in School” on Spreaker.

During a presidential debate, a citizen asked Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump if they are appropriate for kids. In this Hack Learning Podcast Episode 65, Mark Barnes expands on the question while explaining how to discuss politics and other sensitive issues in school and in your classroom.

Mark suggests that teachers stop telling kids that their views on politics are personal. Rather, he says to tell students what you really think, which helps educators hack the problem of seeming too distant and unreal to kids.

Listen to the embedded audio above and learn two simple things you can do tomorrow, in order to discuss politics and other sensitive issues in school, without igniting an argument or even chaos.

It’s time to open up with students.
Subscribe and Never Miss an Episode
itunes button

 

Hack Learning podcast on Stitcher

 

 

Be Our Guest

Got something hacky to share? Learn how to be a guest on the Hack Learning Podcast.

Please support our sponsors; they help us keep the lights on

Kiddom is powerful and FREE

Kiddom is powerful and FREE

Connect with usTweet about this on TwitterFollow on FacebookPin on PinterestFollow on LinkedIn