Democracy. What is it? And how can we explain to children why it is worth fighting for? Ideal for 9+year olds and their adults, Den of Enquiry is a spoken word based podcast from academic researcher, poet and playwright, Miranda Duffy. Accompanying her as co-hosts are two of her children, Carrot and Sir Nincompoop and their studio audience, Woof, as they set out to answer one big question in a series of 8 fun and light-hearted poems: is democracy more than just about voting? This episode gives educators, parents and carers an overview of how to approach the series and where to start. For more info, see @rollickingP on Twitter or www.rollickingpolitics.com Based on PhD research. A UK Top 30 podcast (education). #politicalliteracy #democracy #artsintegration
How can we kick-start conversations with teenagers and preteens about COP26 and climate change? With special guest, Dr Debbie Rosen from the Priestley International Centre for Climate, join Miranda Duffy and teenager, Tess, to explore how a sonnet can help us to ask questions about global warming - and what we can do about it. Ideal for young people who are interested but don't know where to start engaging in the debate. Ages 11+. First broadcast as part of the UK's National Science and Media Museum's October 2021 Science Festival on BCB Radio. Based on PhD research. @RollickingP (Twitter) www.rollickingpolitics.com #oracy #criticalthinking #politicalliteracy #artsintegration.
In a democracy we have the right to make choices and express our political voice. But if we all want the same thing, how are decisions made? 'Den of Enquiry' host Miranda Duffy from Rollicking Politics, and co-hosts Carrot and Sir Nincompoop use poetry to make sense of democracy. It's all about kick-starting tricky conversations with kids. Ideal for 9+year olds and their adults. . Based on PhD research. For more info: @RollickingP (Twitter) and www.rollickingpolitics.com #oracy #critical thinking #artsintegration #politicalliteracy
What is the difference between a democracy and a dictatorship? Brought to you by Miranda Duffy of Rollicking Politics, Den of Enquiry is a podcast for 9-12year olds and their adults that gets kids talking about democracy. Based on PhD research. Free lesson plans available on www.democracyclassroom.com. #ArtsIntegration #PoliticalLiteracy Twitter: @RollickingP.
What is political trust and why is it important in a democracy? Den of Enquiry uses rhythms and rhymes to get kids talking about democracy, so put on your critical thinking cap and join Miranda Duffy, her kids and their snoring dog, Woof! Rollicking Politics = Critical Thinking, Confident Questioning. Based on PhD research. Ideal for 9+years. For more information: www.rollickingpolitics.co.uk or @RollickingP (Twitter). #politicalliteracy #citizenshipeducation #artsintegration