To Educate and Mobilize Voters: Digital Teacher Activism during the 2020 Elections


electoral politics
teacher activism
public pedagogy
digital activism

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Gilbert, C. (2023). To Educate and Mobilize Voters: Digital Teacher Activism during the 2020 Elections. Radical Teacher, 127.


This article explores the use of digital technologies by North Carolina teacher activists during the 2020 elections.  Online research revealed these activists utilized digital technologies largely for two purposes: 1.) to perform public pedagogy to educate voters, and 2.) to mobilize voters to support pro-public education candidates.  This article describes and analyzes several highly visible and/or innovative practices within these two categories.  Teacher activists’ use of digital media to adapt to COVID-19 is also discussed.


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