The Classroom as Metaphor and Window to Democracy

Abstract: 

Qualitative analysts apply metaphor to understand and explain.  In the current cultural malaise, one metaphor seems best. The concept of the classroom as a window to the world emerges as resilient and renewed. I propose the classroom as a window to our culture.  Through the classroom things flow in and out, showing and merging views, insights, and opportunities for growth and change. The classroom is a safe place, a haven for honor and respect.  It is the place where different points of view come together.

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Web Article
Authors: 
James Lane
Year of Publication: 
2017
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Berkley Review of Education Call for Conversations: Education in the Era of Trump
Publication Language: 
English
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