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Civic Literacy

Participating effectively in civic life, staying informed and understanding government processes, and exercising the rights and obligations of citizenship.

Oct 15, 2018


Virtual Classroom to Develop News Literacy Skills

Checkology virtual classroom, created in a partnership between the News Literacy Project and the Facebook Journalism Project, is an immersive online learning hub where students in grades 6–12 can hone their critical thinking skills to become and stay informed.

History of American Indians

Oct 15, 2018


Webcast on Transforming Teaching and Learning About American Indians

The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is offering a free symposium broadcast on November 1, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (ET). Educators are invited to watch live on that day to hear experts discuss the need and explore how to transform education about Native Americans to inspire a more comprehensive vision of history and shared experiences. 

Oct 01, 2018


Inquiry-based Learning Using Primary Sources

Case Maker is a customizable system developed by Bean Creative that offers inquiry-based learning opportunities for students, using primary sources from the Library of Congress.

Oct 01, 2018


Youth Advisory Board Addressing Bullying and Exclusion in Schools

The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Making Caring Common 2018–2019 Youth Advisory Board is a diverse group of young people from across the country who are committed to making schools caring and respectful places through everyday interactions.

STEM in the Community

Oct 01, 2018

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