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Civics is Back Professional Development Opportunities

June 2021

6/15 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - Using Essential and Supporting Questions for Curriculum Design (Online)

6/16 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - How Can the Constitution be Changed Formally and Informally? (Online)

6/22 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - Let's Build an Inquiry! (Online)

6/23 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - What is Constitutional Democracy? with iCivics (Online)

6/29 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - Using Performance Assessments in Social Studies (Online)

6/30 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - SCOTUS Update with Dr. Steven D. Schwinn (Online)

July 2021

7/12 - Guardians of Democracy - Current and Controversial Issues Discussions - Bronze level Badge (Online)

7/12 - Guardians of Democracy - Simulations of Democratic Processes - Bronze level Badge (Online)

7/12 - Guardians of Democracy - Informed Action through Service Learning - Bronze level Badge (Online)

7/13 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - Building Better Rubrics for Student Feedback in Social Studies (Online)

7/14 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - How Can We Ensure Our Sources of Information About Contemporary Debates and Possibilities are Accurate and Fair? (Online)

7/20 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - Making Thinking Visible (Online)

7/21 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - What different perspectives are there on how our geographic, social, economic, and political landscape changed over time and on the benefits and costs of those changes? (Online)

7/27 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - Creating a Safe and Collaborative Climate for Inquiry (Online)

7/28 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - How Has the Role of the Executive Branch Changed Across our History? (Online)

August 2021

8/3 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - Navigating Difficult Classroom Conversations: Strategies for Engaging Students in Social Issue Discussions (Online)

8/4 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - What Values, Virtues, and Principles can Knit together ‘We the People’ of the United States of America? (Online)

8/10 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - Equipping Students to Take the L.E.A.D. with Service Learning (Online)

8/11 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - What are the Responsibilities and Opportunities of Citizenship and Civic Agency in America's Constitutional Democracy? (Online)

8/17 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - Classroom Simulations - Do This, Not That! (Online)

8/24 - Civics in the Middle Professional Development - Classroom Resources Aligned to the Proven Practices of Civic Education (Online)

 

Other Professional Development Opportunities 

June 2021

6/1 - Bill of Rights Institute - Summer Mode: How are you Using the Summer to Prepare Yourself and your Students? (Online)

6/3 - First Division Museum at Cantigny Park - Date with History: The First Code Talkers: Native American Communicators in WWI (Online)

6/3 - News Literacy Project - NewsLitCamp with The Wall Street Journal (Online)

6/8 - First Division Museum at Cantigny Park - A Conversation with the Generals (Online)

July 2021

7/29 - American Bar Association - Judge John F. Grady Virtual Summer Teachers Institute (Online)

August 2021

8/5 - American Bar Association - Judge John F. Grady Virtual Summer Teachers Institute (Online)