MODULE 5 - Active Citizenship
General overview, aims and proposed activities
Activity 1: Reading content on the concept of citizenship presented in the powerpoint The Concept of Citizenship, Democracy, and Active Citizenship. There is also an audio guide in the slides within (5 hours of work was considered).
Activity 2: Reading of the contents present in the powerpoint Educational Path where the methodology of the "Debate" is illustrated, which should be understood and reworked in the perspective of defining a project to be applied in one's own class or classes (6 hours of work were considered).
Activity 3: Each teacher should identify a theme, a topic to be debated in the classroom. Examples: A) Can smartphones be brought to school? B) Do you feel that bilingualism or trilingualism is an enrichment or an impediment to fitting in in the host country? etc. (3 hours of work was considered).
Activity 4: The topic chosen by the teacher must be developed according to the Debate methodology. It is necessary to record and/or film the debate that the students will carry out on the chosen topic in order to be able to reflect on it (16 hours of work have been considered).
Make students understand that rules are not the result of an imposition;
Make students aware that rules are decided together and shared;
Make students understand that rules are not the result of an imposition; Make them aware that rules are decided together and shared; Make them respect the rules decided together because they are part of a community;
Make students reflect on belonging to the class community;
Raise awareness that rules can be changed, organizing new debates (how, when)