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Blog by the Library of Congress

Feb 17, 2020

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Blog Sharing Current Thinking on Effective Classroom Practices

Since its launch in 2011, the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog has included more than 900 posts covering a wide range of topics and suggesting various strategies for deepening student engagement and learning.

STEM resources

Feb 17, 2020

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Innovative Activities to Integrate into a STEM Program

Based in Australia, Fizzics Education hosts more than 150 free resources, including science activities and experiments, and podcasts with teaching ideas. For example, in a November 2019 podcast, two educators describe how they help their learners understand STEM from the early years and onward.

civic literacy

Feb 03, 2020

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Network That Facilitates Learning About the Foundation of Democracy

The Civics Renewal Network is a consortium of nonpartisan, nonprofit organizations committed to strengthening civic life in the United States by increasing the quality of civics education in the nation’s schools and improving accessibility to high-quality, no-cost learning materials. On the organization’s website, teachers will find resources from these organizations, searchable by subject, grade, resource type, standards, and teaching strategy.

Jan 15, 2020

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Realistic Simulations Involving Civil Discourse and Complex Decision-Making

Civil Discourse and Difficult Decisions is a national initiative of the federal courts that brings high school and college students into federal courthouses for legal proceedings stemming from situations in which law-abiding young people can find themselves. These court hearings (not mock trials) are realistic simulations that showcase jury deliberations in which all students participate, using civil discourse skills. 

Jan 15, 2020

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NPR Student Podcast Challenge

NPR invites students around the country to create a podcast and then—with the help of a teacher—compete for a chance to win NPR’s grand prize and have their work featured on national public radio. This contest is for teachers with students between grades 5 and 12.

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