Full course description
Funding Note: While this course is provided free of charge to participants, once an educator logs on to the course, Law-Related Education is charged for a license. Please help us be good stewards of our grant funds by only signing up if you are intending to complete the course.
Courses will be open for teachers to begin asynchronous work beginning on May 24, 2021.
This institute includes foundational social studies skills that would be applicable to middle school and upper elementary. It’s focus on forms or government makes it especially relevant to 6th grade World Cultures educators.
This institute includes both asynchronous learning and live sessions. It is designed to:
Provide students with civic knowledge of the institutions and characteristics of government along with opportunities to evaluate information sources.
Provide knowledge of political institutions.
Utilize historical and current examples and ask students to explore political involvement, community involvement, and opportunities for civic interaction.
Increase student awareness of opportunities to become a more active citizen in their school, community, state, and nation.
Provide opportunities for students to explore and report on examples of civic engagement.
The curriculum has been designed to allow easy integration into existing curriculum. Join us as we explore lessons and strategies that support student success and enrich existing curriculum.
Session Dates: June 30 and July 1, 2021
Live Sessions from 10:00-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:00 p.m. each day.
Teachers will receive 12 hours for this institute. This is based on the successful completion of all asynchronistic components of the course and attendance at the live facilitated sessions.
Participants receive access to all materials upon completion of the course. For additional details about our virtual learning format, click here.