Lesson 9: At the Table
This lesson simulates school budget decision-making. Students will consider various stakeholder priorities and reflect on the importance of having a seat at the table when decisions are made.
Work with peers to promote civil, democratic discussions and decision-making, set clear goals and deadlines, and establish individual roles as needed.
Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Apply civic virtues and democratic principles when working with others.
Use appropriate deliberative processes in multiple settings.
Analyze the impact and the appropriate roles of personal interests and perspectives on the application of civic virtues, democratic principles, constitutional rights, and human rights.