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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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Is it Working? Measuring Students' Civic Learning

Are you integrating civic learning experiences into your classroom but unsure whether it’s working?

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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 students...

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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 of...

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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 their...

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What Makes You Mad? Channeling Student Energy Into Action

When was the last time you asked your students, “What makes you really mad?

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7 Ways to Engage Your Students in SOTU 2018

Do you plan to use the State of the Union address this week as a text in your classroom?

Whether...

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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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Educating for Democracy: A Deep Dive

The Educating for Democracy Deep Dive is a collaboration between Teaching Channel and the Civic...

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Teaching for Civic Engagement: Taking Action Project

As I’ve been writing about in this Teaching for Civic Engagement blog series, I’m thinking about...

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Reflections on Teaching for Civic Engagement

See Matt’s Video on Teaching Channel: Encouraging Students to Take Action

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Teaching for Civic Engagement: Vocabulary for Action

See Matt’s Video on Teaching Channel: Encouraging Students to Take Action

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Teaching for Civic Engagement: Criteria for Effective Civic Engagement

See Matt’s Video on Teaching Channel: Encouraging Students to Take Action

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Using Shared Structures to Build Literacy

Students at San Francisco International High School (SFIHS) come to us from all over the world....

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Teaching for Civic Engagement: Petitions for Change

See Matt’s Video on Teaching Channel: Encouraging Students to Take Action

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Teaching for Civic Engagement: Individual and Systemic Responsibility

See Matt’s Video on Teaching Channel: Encouraging Students to Take Action

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Teaching For Civic Engagement: Academic Discussion

Editor's note: The links in this blog will download the materials Mr. Colley is referring to in the...

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Teaching For Civic Engagement

Teaching for civic engagement is rewarding, challenging, and uncertain work. Civic engagement is...

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