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What’s The Role Of College Presidents In Fostering Civic Engagement For Democracy?

Institute for Citizens & Scholars

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The Benefits of Early Student Involvement with Civic Engagement Programs

APSA Educate

Political Science Educator: volume 27, issue 1 Assignments and Course Design Anthony Franklin, Louisiana Tech University, and William O’Brochta, Texas Lutheran Univeristy Political scientists have long been instrumental in establishing and promoting a campus culture that fosters civic engagement among … The post The Benefits of Early Student (..)

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Building Connection: Youth Mental Health and Civic Engagement

Institute for Citizens & Scholars

The work of addressing youth mental health and well-being does not stand apart from the work of preparing young people for life as citizens.

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Your Free Guide to Teaching During an Election

Heinemann Blog

With another historic election on the horizon, authors of The Civically Engaged Classroom offer a free guide for navigating teaching during this time.

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De Gruyter and American Political Science Association (APSA) Sign Partnership Agreement

Political Science Now

. — FEBRUARY 13, 2024 De Gruyter and the American Political Science Association (APSA) are pleased to announce agreement on a cooperation partnership to publish two new book series: The De Gruyter-APSA Teaching Civic Engagement Series and The De Gruyter-APSA Political Science Professional Development Series.

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Service-Learning Can Be the Bridge to Social Emotional Learning. Educators Should Embrace It.

ED Surge

In 2020, California’s State Board of Education adopted criteria and guidance to award a State Seal of Civic Engagement to students who demonstrate excellence in civics education. In my 20 years as an educator, I have seen firsthand how service-learning engages students as they become leaders in their communities.

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OPINION: Educators must be on the frontline of social activism

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I taught my students to respect the power of civic engagement and social activism. We must do this through teaching, learning and advocacy — as well as social activism and civic engagement. Recent politics has made it hard to extend that work. I have trained in, taught and led educator preparation programs.