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New Book on Deliberative Pedagogy and Ethics Bowl


May 31, 2022

NHSEB Director Alex Richardson and Parr Center Outreach Director Michael Vazquez are both featured in a new volume from Rowman and Littlefield, designed to introduce the Ethics Bowl activity and the dialogical pedagogy methods that underlie it to the broader public. The Ethics Bowl Way: Answering Questions, Questioning Answers, and Creating Ethical Communities, edited by Roberta Israeloff and Karen Mizell is available now!

The book features some great insights from members of the broader NHSEB community, including:

  • Robert Ladenson, Creator of the APPE IEB, on which NHSEB is based
  • Kyle Robertson, Organizer, Northern California High School Ethics Bowl; NHSEB Advisory Board Member
  • Jeanine DeLay, Organizer, Michigan High School Ethics Bowl
  • Andy Cullison, Director, Cincinnati Ethics Center
  • William Beals, Christina Drogalis, and Morgan Wallhagen, Coaches, Stanford Online High School

From philosopher Deborah Mower’s pre-print review: “This volume is a must-read for anyone interested in learning how the Ethics Bowl fosters civil discourse. By weaving ethical conversations into a competitive yet collaborative debate format, the Ethics Bowl cultivates the skills of listening, conversation, deliberation, and problem-solving most needed for modern pluralistic and democratic societies. Those unfamiliar with or new to the Ethics Bowl community will find guidance on how to become involved (whether as an educator, coach, volunteer judge, or supportive community member). Judges and coaches will find thought-provoking models on how to extend the unique experience of Ethics Bowl to others through innovative classroom and community programs. As the first and only full volume on all facets of the Ethics Bowl for multiple demographics and age groups, this book provides a vision of life-long ethical analysis through Ethics Bowl experiences and is destined to become a foundational text.”

Order your copy today!
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