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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Presented in partnership with the History & Social Studies Education Program and the Political Science Program at Plymouth State University.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022, from 9:00 am -3:00 pm
Link here to register.
Register by July 19, 2022.
Plymouth State University
**All registered attendees will receive FREE copies of the NH State COMICSTITUTION & This is What Democracy Looks Like, A Graphic Guide to Governance
This free professional development workshop will guide middle and high school teachers through how to use comics and cartooning to engage students with complex topics. The workshop will be co-taught by Marek Bennett, recipient of the Governor’s Arts Award for Arts Education, and James Sturm of the Center for Cartoon Studies, co-author ofThis Is What Democracy Looks Like, A Graphic Guide To Governance.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
5 PD hours for day only participation.
10 PD hours and $75 stipend for full participation (day participation, follow up in your classroom, submitted lesson and reflection submitted to NH Civics by Jan. 31, 2023).
In-Person at Plymouth State University
New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education