General

How to Use Solutions Civics to Teach Municipal Government

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Good civics education gives students an opportunity to apply what they learn and practice being engaged citizens. This often involves some form of project based learning. Solutions Civics is another option that you can use to help structure and facilitate this process. It’s a series of lessons and resources developed by the Citizens Campaign. The […]

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Weekly News Roundup

This Week in Civics: Voting Age, We the People, and the Fate of the Civics Testing Initiative

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What age should people be allowed to vote – 21? 18? 16? That’s one of the issues in the news this week. Here’s a round-up of civics related items that have cropped up throughout the country. Besides youth voting, other topics include civics classes in New Hampshire, Libby Liberty in Alabama, a new research institute […]

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Workshops

Free Workshop on Solutions Civics Curriculum at the NJEA Convention

Teachers learning together at a session during the NJEA Convention

On Friday, November 10, I’ll be facilitating a professional development workshop on C-SPAN’s Classroom Deliberations at the NJEA Convention. But that won’t be the only presentation in Atlantic City that should appeal to civic educators. The Citizen’s Campaign is a non profit in New Jersey whose mission is to empower citizens to take a greater […]

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