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1. Reaganomics

Dana Mejías<p>Teacher<p>Location: San Diego, CA<p>Image Path: /upload/Mejias.jpg<p>Body:<p>I am a middle school teacher in San Diego and was fortunate enough to …

Stanford University

Igniting Civil Discourse in Our Students This Summer

There has been much conversation about the need to foster civil discourse: in our government, in our media, and in our classrooms and communities. In …

Teaching

Column: Why geography matters for students now more than ever

“Geography matters today more than ever, but only if we are looking at the right things,” writes teacher Chris Heffernan. World map mosaic by Luis …

Teaching

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2017 OCSS Conference

Law & Citizenship Conference

<b>General Info</b><p>The Law & Citizenship Conference is an annual statewide gathering of teachers, professors, lawyers, and other civic and law-related …

Teaching Historical Inquiry with Objects

This course will give middle and high school history teachers new techniques to engage and motivate students with an inquiry-based approach to …

Ohio Test Prep

<b>Using Ohio Test Prep Modules</b><p>Ohio Test Prep is a blended learning tool with eight self-paced modules for each state test in social studies. Each …

Executive Command

Ever wanted to be President for a day? In <i>Executive Command</i>, you can be President for four years!<p>Check out the game trailer HERE.<p>Try to accomplish …

Air Force One

About the Ashbrook Academy | Ashbrook Academy

Dr. Chris Burkett leading a discussion during the 2015 Ashbrook Academy.<p>The Ashbrook Academy is a summer program designed for rising high school …

Executive Command

Command The Executive with iCivics!<p>You counted on us to help your students understand the process by which we elect our president. You can count on …

Maps that show us who we are (not just where we are) | Danny Dorling

What does the world look like when you map it using data? Social geographer Danny Dorling invites us to see the world anew, with his captivating and …

A How-to Book for Wielding Civic Power

Last year, the RAND Survey Research Group asked 3,037 Americans about their political preferences and found that the factor that best predicted support for Donald Trump wasn’t age, race, gender, income, educational attainment or attitudes toward Muslims or undocumented immigrants. It was whether …

Democracy

We the pupils: More states teaching founding US documents

NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Should U.S. high school students know at least as much about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Federalist papers as immigrants passing a citizenship test?<p>In a growing number of school systems, having such a basic knowledge is now a graduation …

Education

Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps

The folks at <i>National Geographic</i> just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey …

SOCIAL STUDIES OUT LOUD!

We’re a family of games, especially with my youngest son who loves playing every type of game out there – video games, board games, card games, you …

Bring the Smithsonian to Your School District

Are you interested in bringing the Smithsonian to your district?<p>The Smithsonian's <i>Let's Do History Tour</i> brings <b></b>Museum staff to school districts …

Announcing: The National O'Connor Scholars

iCivics and the Aspen Institute are cosponsoring the National O'Connor Scholars Program. 11th or 12th grade students interested in the work of the …

- C3 Teachers

<b>Uniquely Different</b><p>Following the Inquiry Design Model (IDM)™, participants will develop a blueprint that begins with a compelling question and moves …

This map of Earth is the most accurate ever produced, and it looks completely different

<b>Japanese architect Hajime Narukawa claims to have tackled a centuries-old problem - how to draw an oblate spheroid Earth on a flat plane.</b><p>He claims …

Maps

OCLRE | The Reporter e-Bulletin

By Robin Lashley, teacher at Middleburg Heights Junior High<p>The James Madison Legacy Project is by far one of the best professional development …

How Google Street View Images Reveal the Demographic Makeup of the U.S.

Each year, the U.S. Census Bureau spends $1 billion surveying the population. These surveys are designed to tease apart the demographic makeup of the …

Google Street View

Most-Viewed Bills - Week of April 2, 2017

• S.J.Res.34 - S.J.Res.34 - A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule …

FCC

History day top 10

Listening is a 21st-Century Skill

<i>By Scott Petri</i><p>In order to be academically successful, students must leave high school with a working understanding of about 50,000 words. Good …

Teaching

Following in Ancient Footsteps: The Hopewell in Ohio – An NEH Summer Scholars Program

What will we be doing every day? Find out here!<p>Where are we going again? Here's the detail you're looking for regarding the landmark sites we'll …

Visualizing Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" Speech

Perhaps one of the most powerful speeches in American history is Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech made on the steps of the Lincoln …

One man's mission to walk the Great Wall of China with a drone

<b>William Lindesay has been obsessed with the Great Wall of China since seeing it in a school atlas as a child in England, and last year embarked on an epic journey to fulfil a lifelong ambition - to film the wall in its entirety from the air. He told the BBC's Anna Jones about this quest.</b><p>"The Great …

China