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Civics-Government

Civic Engagement - The Time Is Now!

Join IGNITE, the expert in training the next generation of political leaders. Explore how to ignite your students' passion for fully participating in our democracy. You'll get tools, tips and curriculum aligned with the Common Core Standards to inspire your students to take action and lead.

Independent Prosecutors, the Trump-Russia Connection, and the Separation of Powers

The U.S. Constitution codifies a complex system of governmental checks and balances. But for all its innovation, our founding document fails to address the question of how to prosecute wrongdoing by personnel in the executive branch, including the president of the United States. 
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Ask Me Anything: Advice from an AP US Government Teacher

AP Government teachers face unique challenges. How can I address controversial issues without losing my mind or getting fired? How can I help my students understand Supreme Court cases? What steps can I take to prepare for the upcoming AP U.S. Government curriculum redesign? How can I cover the entire AP curriculum while helping students who struggle? Should I become an AP Reader? An experienced AP U.S. and Government teacher will answer your questions and provide tips to manage your workload while maximizing student success.

Civic Capstones Can Save Social Studies

Civic Capstones provide students with the opportunity to use the C3 Framework and the Inquiry Design Model to become the citizens our nation needs. Learn how to build a capstone, how to use inquiry to empower students, and how this product provides a deeper meaning to students transitioning into their college, career, and civic lives.

Social Justice Education:World Cafe Discussion

Explore the practices of teaching for social justice in this interactive discussion designed to empower social justice teachers to initiate lessons and discussions about power, inequity, and civic engagement.

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