TU Director of Publications, Jamie Romberg, explores how politics affect student dialogue in her classroom and the role of a teacher in those discussions.
“Mrs. Romberg, who’d you vote for?” a ten-year-old girl asked me.
“You can’t ask her that. It’s against the law for her to tell us,” the other girl responded.
I chimed in. “Hold on. It’s not against the law for me to tell you. I just won’t because it could come across as me trying to influence your opinions, which isn’t what a teacher should do.”