Teaching Students in a Rapidly Changing World
Do you want your students developing actual solutions to real world problems? Of course you do! Learn how you can transform your classroom into a hands-on civic engagement laboratory.
Learn how to access 100+ free educator-developed Library of Congress primary source assessments, develop your own assessments, and build upon other teachers' uses of assessment systems that inform their instruction.
How can we support higher levels of inquiry for all students? Learn how to support question exploration using the mnemonic ANSWER to support the C3 Framework Inquiry Arc.
View children's literature through a lens of place-based pedagogy. Preservice teachers travel to sites historically significant for civil rights to read chosen books.
Examine how demographic shifts and investments in infrastructure and human capital affect the dynamism of small U.S. cities, using an inquiry approach incorporating primary sources and new data tools.
Teach a critical pedagogy for English Language Learners and immigrant students of various academic levels. Lesson plans and strategies will be provided.
In a complex and rapidly changing world, how can students determine what information is relevant and what it means? Examine several models of global analysis students can build upon.
Explore strategies for building a high school speech and debate program with a focus on connections to civic engagement and involvement from an experienced teacher/coach.
Observation, analysis, critical thinking, and team building are skills used by both spies and students. Learn how to utilize the International Spy Museum's unique resources in your classroom.
Explore inquiry-based learning through action civics projects. Receive guidance in identifying the cause(s) of a community issue to determine an attainable goal or solution.