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Commemorating Controversy: Vietnam War's 50th Anniversary in the Classroom

How can teachers commemorate the legacy of a war in which America lost? Ideas will be introduced for incorporating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War in the classroom.

The Money Circle Curriculum Series 2.0

Advance students' knowledge of money through this free, eight-lesson curriculum that will engage and challenge them to apply both personal finance and economic perspectives when it comes to money.

Those Other Constitutional Rights: Articles I-VII

The 27 amendments are not the only constitutional guarantees for Americans' rights. In this session, James Madison Fellows will present lessons about the individual rights protected in Articles I-VII.

From Reflection to Action: Developing Civic Responsibility and Agency

In this interactive workshop, Facing History and Ourselves and Mikva Challenge will explore engaging students in the power to create change aligned to the Inquiry and Action dimension of C3.

Racism in America: It's Not Just Black and White

Who was the first Asian elected to Congress? Why is this important? Film and discussion about the life of Dalip Singh Saund and his journey while living the American dream.

Celebrating Social Responsibility through Cinema and Character Education

This session will discuss how to explore the theme of social responsibility through character education and the critical analysis of film. Handouts and resources will be provided to all participants.

Teach AP Economics? You Do Have Time for Projects!

AP Microeconomics students learn from experiential learning. Bake sales for charity and a SharkTank with business owners connect students and the community. Principles include: S&D, incentives, costs, firm behavior, entrepreneurship.

The U.S. in Vietnam: Lessons Learned?

The Vietnam War remains a central reference point for U.S. decision makers. Explore ten lessons in the Choices Vietnam curriculum (provided) while also evaluating and analyzing lessons learned.

Connecting Estonia's Singing Revolution to Events in Ferguson & Beyond

Students benefit from explicit instruction of literacy and content strategies while comparing and contrasting Estonia's Singing Revolution to connecting events starting in Ferguson, MO in a primary source rich lesson.

California Democracy Schools: A National Model for Institutionalizing Civic Learning

How do we change the system to ensure ALL students engage in high quality civic learning? The California Democracy School Initiative provides an innovative, strategic approach to achieve this goal.


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