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Deliberative Democracy

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
presents a teacher workshop on:
Deliberative Democracy

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Like other states, Texas has begun to change requirements and recognize the importance of "Citizenship Education." These changes recognize the growing national need for our young people to learn how to come together to work through difficult issues in passionate, yet civil ways and provide direction for public policy.

During this workshop, participants will receive curriculum and activities which apply the theory and practices of public deliberation to their classrooms, volunteer groups, committees, and other places where students and/or adults work together. Using these tools, you will be able to help students learn to listen, understand and respect other points of view, critically evaluate arguments, and become responsible citizens in their school and community.

For additional information about Deliberative Democracy, visit www.nifi.org or
www.texasforums.org .

Grade Levels: most appropriate for upper elementary through 12

Ability Levels: advanced placement, International Baccalaureate, honors, gifted/talented, regular, special education, alternative education

Subject Areas: all

Cost: free (limited to 30 participants)
lunch will be provided

Date: Monday, July 28, 2003 from 8:30 – 4:30
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

Registration: A registration form can be found on our website www.lbjlib.utexas.edu or you may call to request one.

Participants will be registered in the order received.
contact: Marsha Sharp, Education Specialist
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
2313 Red River Street
Austin, Texas 78705-5702
Telephone: (512) 721-0195 FAX (512) 721-0170
E-mail: marsha.sharp@nara.gov

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum is one of 10 (soon to be 11) Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.