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Rock the Vote's Democracy Class is a one-period, civics education lesson plan that teaches high school students about the importance of voting, the history behind it, and registers them to vote. The program uses popular culture, video, a mock election, and classroom discussion to excite students about participating in our democracy and enable them to recognize the power that comes with voting.

Educators can download the materials needed to teach Democracy Class for free from http://rtvote.com/i7TIcv

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Was the Constitution Pro-Slavery? The Changing View of Frederick Douglass

By Robert Cohen
Many have questioned whether the document on which our nation is based sanctioned slavery. But renowned abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who originally condemned the Constitution, came to view it in a much different light.

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Earn professional development hours or university credit with Population Education, which is offering its first online professional development course for social studies and science educators of grades 6-12, to be held October 17, 2016 – December 16, 2016.
Deadline: 
10/17/2016
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August 25, 2016 - 9:00am EDT to December 16, 2016 - 9:30am EST
Earn professional development hours or university credit with Population Education, which is offering its first online professional development course for social studies and science educators of grades 6-12, to be held October 17, 2016 – December 16, 2016.
Deadline: 
8/25/2016

Population Education (Webinar) Oct 17-Dec 16, 2016

Earn professional development hours or university credit with Population Education, which is offering its first online professional development course for social studies and science educators of grades 6-12, to be held October 17–December 16, 2016. Discover student-centered learning strategies that use contemporary issues and real-world data to examine the social and environmental impacts of human population and engage in meaningful dialogue with teachers across the world.

Population Education (Webinar) Oct 17-Dec 16, 2016

Earn professional development hours or university credit with Population Education, which is offering its first online professional development course for social studies and science educators of grades 6-12, to be held October 17–December 16, 2016. Discover student-centered learning strategies that use contemporary issues and real-world data to examine the social and environmental impacts of human population and engage in meaningful dialogue with teachers across the world.

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
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Teaching about Fred Korematsu and World War II Japanese American Incarceration

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Fred Korematsu's daughter will discuss her father's fight for justice against Japanese Incarceration (Internment) through the documentary Of Civil Wrongs and Rights, primary sources, and the Korematsu Institute Teaching Kit.

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Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
TBD

Race and Reconstruction: A Historical Lens to Contemporary Issues

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
Reconstruction, a pivotal moment in US History, lets students explore questions about national identity, responsibility, freedom and justice that are fundamental to historical understanding, citizenship and issues today. Resource book included.

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