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Resource Roundup: Leading for Concrete Change

Enough is enough.

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Talking Across Political Differences

Part of our job is to teach young people how to talk with one another, especially with people...

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Move Over Debate, It’s Time to Deliberate

Do you find yourself shying away from political dialogue or even avoiding it at all costs these...

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Tch Tips: 4 Ways to Integrate Civic Learning Throughout the Year

Are you trying to figure out how to extend your students’ interest and engagement in democracy...

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Neighborhood Signs

Editor's Note: Niamh K., a student in Janelle Bence's freshman English class, is one of three...

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2018 Texas Senate Race: O'Rourke vs Cruz

Editor's Note: Anekah Kelley, a student in Janelle Bence's freshman English class, is one of...

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Texas’ Political Signs

Editor's Note: Emma Mathis, a student in Janelle Bence's freshman English class, is one of three...

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Making Midterm Elections Meaningful: Awakening Civic Engagement

High school is a pivotal time for students for many reasons. Youth are entering a new school....

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Summer Reading and Reflection for Democratic Classrooms

A recent study involving rural farmers and urban activists in North Dakota asked each group to...

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The Digital Civics Toolkit: 5 Resource Modules for Educators

As we come to the end of another school year, it’s often a moment to pause and imagine what new...

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Building Democratic Classrooms: Cultivating Civic Competencies

Question for you: If the health of our democracy depends on the people, then when do we learn...

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Integrating Blogging into the Classroom

Blogging. It’s such an inspirational and aspirational idea to incorporate into the classroom. It...

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Integrating How-To Videos to Empower Student Learning

As adults, we often rely on people with practical knowledge to model procedures for certain...

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Educators Help Students Leverage the Power of Digital Civics

We can all agree that most young people are frequent and savvy users of digital media and online...

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Literature, Identity, Agency: Civic Engagement in the Classroom

I was recently asked, “What is a current trend in education that has shaped your teaching?” My...

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Supporting Students in Developing Persuasive Policy Arguments

Mr. G. was a literacy teacher at a Colorado high school where more than 80 percent of the...

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Youth In Front: New Resource in Support of Youth Civic Engagement

We've all witnessed an impressive array of youth civic engagement in the last month in the wake...

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Engaging Youth in Civic Action Through Writing

Can writing be a civic action?

Our answer is an emphatic, "Yes!"

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4 Tips for Assessing Digital Literacy in Your Classroom

Can your students contend with the disinformation, misinformation, and propaganda that floods...

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The Power of Student Voice in First-Person Commentaries

It’s easy to have an opinion these days. But getting someone to see the world from your point of...

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