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Educators must remain neutral while teaching political topics, high school teacher says

Educators must remain neutral while teaching political topics, high school teacher says
A high school teacher wants his peers to remain neutral while teaching on political topics and has some ideas on how they can do so. Jared Lucas recently wrote…

He also will incorporate the majority and dissenting opinions when discussing Supreme Court cases.As a government teacher, I often use majority opinions and dissenting opinions from Supreme Court decisions over controversial issues.“Many teachers today actively crusade against neutrality in the classroom,” Lucas said.“Last year, it was about dead even between Republican, Democrat, and Independent while the rest thought I was any of the other various ideologies,” Lucas said.

Teachers should also be careful not to give feedback to students in a way that minimizes the student’s beliefs, Lucas said.p p p A high school teacher wants his peers to remain neutral while teaching on political topics and has some ideas on how they can do so.

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