Professional Development

Apply to Attend a 2019 NEH Summer Seminar and Institute

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With snow in the forecast for this week, you might not be thinking about summer. However, if you want to take part in some top rate professional development in the summer months, now is the time to be looking. The National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) Summer Seminars and Institutes are amazing professional development opportunities […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]