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 will focus on our nation’s founding documents and events that have had the greatest influence on the development of our government. It is designed to address:
The Declaration of Independence
English and Early American Influences on the development of the U.S. Constitution
The Constitutional Convention
The Federalist and Anti-Federalist debates
The articles of the U.S. Constitution.
Participants will have the opportunity to work at their own pace on portions of the institute, learn from consultants in live sessions, and demonstrate their learning through a variety of activities.
Join us and experience hands-on lessons that allow learners to engage with the content and gain a deeper understanding of our nation's history. Explore lessons and strategies that support student success and enrich existing curriculum. Participants receive access to all materials upon completion of the course. For additional details about our virtual learning format, click here.
Participants need to be available for these live virtual sessions:
June 7, 2021 - 10:00-11:30 a.m.
June 9, 2021 - 10:00-11:30 a.m.
June11, 2021 - 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Teachers will receive 21 hours for this virtual institute. This is based on the successful completion of all asynchronistic components of the course and attendance at the live facilitated sessions.