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Guardians of Democracy Microcredentials

Current and Controversial Issue Discussions

This course focuses on understanding the purpose, role, and function of discussion strategies as pedagogical tools to equip young people with the knowledge, dispositions, and skills to be “Guardians of Democracy”. Further, this course will enhance the practice of educators with strategies and resources to create a classroom climate in which there are equitable opportunities for ALL students to engage in dialogue about essential questions across the curriculum.

Simulations of Democratic Processes

This course focuses on understanding simulations of democratic processes and how this pedagogical practice can equip young people with the knowledge, dispositions, and skills to be “Guardians of Democracy”. Further, this course will enhance the practice of educators with strategies and resources to facilitate simulations with appropriate topic selection, content integrated throughout and reflective practice.

Informed Action through Service Learning

This course focuses on understanding informed action through service learning and how this pedagogical practice can equip young people with the knowledge, dispositions, and skills to be “Guardians of Democracy”. Further, this course will enhance the practice of educators with strategies and resources to support student-centered informed action, empowering students to take the L.E.A.D.

Direct Instruction on Democratic Institutions

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