This report details the research findings from a series of Peer Discourse Sessions conducted by the FrameWorks Institute with groups of civically engaged U.S. citizens on the role of teachers’ unions in education reform. This report offers an interesting contrast to the individual interviews, revealing how people in group situations discuss their views on the role of teachers’ unions.
Framing and change: Using Communications as a Tool for Social Change
Framing can be used to more effectively advance ideas and open the public discourse to new solutions. Social science research is at the core of effective framing--the question of how best to frame...
More Common Sense, Less Ideology: Modern Communications Lessons from the Critical Race Theory Debates
Being smart and “right” is getting in the way of moving hearts and minds towards positive social change.
Mobilizing and Implementing Frames for Change
Having a set of frames that work is only the very beginning of using frames for change. The hard stuff starts one we have ways of positioning issues that open minds and conversations. This...