Elementary teachers share a professional collaboration model used to teach civics across grade levels, applying Project Citizen and student mentoring to foster inclusion, differentiation, and meaningful participation among all learners.
This session addresses our ideologically divided media and the uncivil behavior it often inspires. Participants will learn 21st century literacy skills that help deflect uncivil discourse in adoloscents.
The Annenberg Presidential Learning Center will introduce 21st century strategies of communicating to our elected officials. Participants will leave with classroom ready curriculum, literacy strategies, and technological upgrades.
iCivics' latest online tool helps students build literacy and argumentation skills by crafting polished essays around a range of exciting civics topics; it also provides teachers with key assessment tools.
Wiretapping, infrared, GPS, oh my! Courts repeatedly address the use of technology to conduct searches. Will explore cases raising technological challenges to the Constitution, and discuss methods for teaching them.
Session facilitates activities that prompt classroom discussions relative to changing patterns of exposure to music media and relationships to social literacies. Participants will partake in activities and receive classroom materials.