To ensure active participation in our democracy, educators must help students engage with their communities and learn a variety of skills associated with political and community life. They also must help students cultivate attitudes and beliefs that might best be described as `civic virtues.`
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Civics 603! offers NH educators and their students the opportunity to travel to the NH Supreme Court, meet with court officials, learn about key cases, and develop and present mock appellate arguments before lawyers acting as judges.
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Wednesday, October 6th, via Zoom from 4-6 pm EST.
2 Professional Development Hours Available
Maggie Demarse, Dr. Anne-Lise Halvorsen, and Dr. Jane Lo of Michigan State University provide research-based and field-tested practical tools for elementary educators to integrate civics concepts and practices into the existing curriculum in K-3. Discover how to weave beginning civic concepts such as community, compromise, diversity, justice, and civic friendship into literacy activities and classroom management/community-building practices in ways that are engaging and meaningful to children.
New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education