Professional Development

Apply to Attend a 2019 C-SPAN Summer Educator Conference

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Would you like to travel to Washington, D.C. for a fully funded professional development conference and learn about civics education? Then you should apply today to attend one of C-SPAN’s 2019 Summer Educator Conferences. What Are C-SPAN’s Summer Educator Conferences? Each year, C-SPAN hosts two Summer Educator Conferences at their office in Washington, D.C. Each […]

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Weekly News Roundup

This Week in Civics: Rock the Vote and More Kid Governors

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Towards the end of the week, I like to take a moment to reflect on what’s happening around the country (and sometimes the world) with regards to civics education. So here’s a look at some news articles from this week. This week we’ve got an expansion of an elementary civics program, a new effort by […]

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Resources

5 Project Citizen Ideas for School Level Topics and Problems

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So you’re thinking of assigning Project Citizen to your students – or maybe your teacher has assigned it to you – but you want some topic ideas to start with? Well here’s a list of five Project Citizen topic ideas to kick off your brainstorming session. Don’t know what Project Citizen is? That’s ok. Check […]

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Weekly News Roundup

This Week in Civics: More States Go Down the Testing Road

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Each week, I like to take a moment to reflect on what’s happening around the country (and sometimes the world) with regards to civics education. So here’s a look at some news articles from the past week. The common theme this week: testing. More States Move Towards Requiring the Citizenship Test My google alert this […]

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