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C3 Framework-- Why Vote? 5th Graders Take Informed Action


Why Vote?
This five-minute video produced by Social Studies School Service provides a snapshot of high quality C3 social studies instruction designed to prepare students for active and engaged citizenship.

This five-minute video produced by Social Studies School Service provides a snapshot of high quality C3 social studies instruction designed to prepare students for active and engaged citizenship.

http://www.socialstudies.org/c3/5thGradersTakeInformedAction
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Civic Mission of Schools: The 94th NCSS Annual Conference


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Register now for the 2014 NCSS Annual Conference, November 21-23 in Boston
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Writing a School Constitution: Representative Democracy in Action


September/October SSYL
In the <b>September/October <i>SSYL</i></b> -- A C3-aligned project to write a school constitution through representative democracy and a constitutional convention.

In the September/October 2014 Social Studies and the Young Learner, Lorraine S. McGarry and Donnan M. Stoicovy describe how their school's annual "town hall meetings" to start the school year led to a C3-aligned project during which students wrote a code of rights and responsibilities, which included the authentic experiences of electing representatives and holding a constitutional convention.

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What Constitution Day Means and Why it Matters


What Constitution Day Means a
The September 2014 <b><i>Social Education</i></b> puts the spotlight on past and present civic challenges.

The September 2014 Social Education puts the spotlight on past and present civic challenges. This issue includes resources on the U.S. Constitution and Constitution Day, a look at the C3 Framework on the one year anniversary of its publication, and more.

What Constitution Day Means and Why it Matters (pdf download)    --> read more »

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Answering Ferguson in the Social Studies Classroom: A Perspective from St. Louis


Answering Ferguson
Understanding the events in Ferguson, MO and their context.

http://www.socialstudies.org/resources/answering_ferguson

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TSSP Newsletter


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Number 251 October 2014 Available online for members
http://www.socialstudies.org/publications/tssp
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