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Develop Your Own C3 Lessons

Presented by Michelle Herczog, this recorded webinar describes how Social Studies and English Language Arts Methods Instructors at Schools of Education can utilize the C3 Framework as a vehicle for training teacher education students how to use the C3 Framework to meet the Common Core State Standards through the social studies curriculum.

June 8, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
During this webinar, participants will learn the art of crafting resolutions – the process, timelines, and much more.  Participants will also be encouraged to share the challenges they face in writing resolutions. The webinar will also include a lively conversation on how Councils might institutionalize a process that leads to resolution writing, starting with gathering input from the grassroots level.
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Teaching the State of the Union Address

Analyzing the Messages of the State of the Union Address 
  • A free article by Mark T. Kissling and Christopher C. Martell from Social Education, NCSS's flagship peer reviewed journal.
    "The president´s annual speech to Congress on the condition of the nation offers students an opportunity to examine key domestic issues as well as the president´s proposals."
  • During the State of the Union (SOTU) on Tuesday January 30, 2018, students can join a live conversation on social media using #22x20. Afterwards, use the curriculum package “Break-a-Thon in a Box” (www.22x20.org/educate/) to critique the SOTU and deconstruct its messages in the classroom. An NCSS partner, 22×20 is a nonpartisan media literacy and civics education campaign aimed at equipping 22 million teens to become informed and
  • The goal of social studies education is to develop responsible, informed, and engaged citizens to foster civic, global, historical, geographic, and economic literacy. The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards, released by the National Council for the Social Studies in 2013 was purposefully designed to meet this goal by providing guidance to states and local school districts to enhance the rigor of K-12 civics, economics, geography, and history.

    The goal of social studies education is to develop responsible, informed, and engaged citizens to foster civic, global, historical, geographic, and economic literacy. The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards, released by the National Council for the Social Studies in 2013 was purposefully designed to meet this goal by providing guidance to states and local school districts to enhance the rigor of K-12 civics, economics, geography, and history.

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