Explore how the Arkansas Declaration of Learning program promotes informed action through the use of objects in upper elementary and secondary classrooms. Partners will model techniques and highlight resulting projects.
Learn how middle school civic educators navigate the demands of high stakes testing to engage their students in meaningful classroom discussion. Content choice, standards alignment, and pedagogy are examined.
Explore landmark Supreme Court decisions regarding students' rights and responsibilities that will empower secondary students to be informed, engaged, responsible participants in civic life. Receive instructional strategies and free resources.
Investigate your community's zoning patterns and features of its built environment using mobile apps and Web-GIS in three phases: collecting georeferenced data in the neighborhood, analyzing spatial data, and suggesting municipal improvements.
Explore the power of a unique, transformative competency-based professional micro-credential program, interdisciplinary lessons across grade levels, and more through Citizen U, a Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program.
Engage with federal judges about current legal issues that have students questioning the role and impartiality of the judiciary. Discover web lesson plans and local courtroom programs tied to AP standards redesign.