Civics Skills for Today's Students

Course 5516

This course empowers you to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of civics by exploring topics, activities, and resources that promote inclusive civic engagement skills.

Learn about practices in civil discourse using techniques that support respectful and informed discussions. Encourage students’ critical thinking skills for a deeper understanding of historical and contemporary civic matters by working with documents and primary sources.

Brainstorm opportunities for students to exercise civic action, so they can learn to make a difference in their communities and our nation. Join us on this enriching journey of civic education to prepare the next generation of informed and active citizens.

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What you will learn:

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Use prompts about civics education, to describe assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, including how the information relates to professional education practice and growth.
  • Develop a SMART goal related to inclusive Civics education for today’s students.
  • Create or refresh an activity for students to understand the need for media literacy.
  • Investigate resources to support student civil discourse.
  • Explore techniques and resources to support working with historical documents and primary sources.
  • Brainstorm opportunities for students to exercise civic action.
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