Creating a Democratic Classroom

Robin Harwick, Ph.D.
4 min readFeb 18
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In a classroom of the 21st century, educators look for ways to foster a democratic atmosphere where students can freely express themselves and enjoy the learning process. The emphasis in a democratic classroom is on student collaboration rather than rivalry. A democratic classroom is demonstrated at The Pearl Remote Democratic High School. Being a progressive institution, our core values include student-led learning and democracy…