Students will learn why their free speech rights are so valuable, how they are essential to learning and to democracy, and about their proven history in securing justice and fairness for disempowered and marginalized populations. Check out our free, downloadable middle and high school lesson plans.
They love it because there is a lot of discussion, debating, and it deals with something they can relate to and think critically about controversies. — Mia, Chicago public school teacher
Knowing your civil liberties is the first step towards taking action for the causes you care about. When you Learn with FIRE, you’ll take courses on a wide range of topics, including free speech and due process, designed by our expert staff.
How has the concept of free speech been perceived throughout history? How did Socrates, the printing press, and the internet affect people’s right to free speech? Take the journey through history and around the world with The Nomadic Professor to explore this long and fascinating thread of human history.
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