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Inquiry-Based Learning and Performance Assessment

Civic Responsibility

Link: https://www.learningtogive.org/units/laws-what-are-they-good/just-spoonful-rights-makes-responsibility-go-round-part-i#lesson-instructions

Summary: Students perform a skit demonstrating rights and responsibilities within the school community. Introduce key concepts, including Bill of Rights, citizen, civic responsibility, and civil rights. 166 more words

Content Area Resource Anthology

#ThanksgivingDay is a Lie

It Didn’t Happen That Way

“Let me begin by stating that thousands of years before the ‘official’ Thanksgiving Day was proclaimed by Governor Winthrop of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1637, North American Indigenous people across the continent had celebrated seasons of Thanksgiving. 1,459 more words

Writing

The Ministry of Education/A Plea for Social Studies and for Action, Baby!

We’re at the Ministry of Education of Qatar, discussing the implementation of social studies standards across our two countries.  And it’s interesting because when our delegation carefully brings up that our content area- specifically the tenet of civic responsibility- is the bastard muggle child in the wizarding world of language and STEM (every time we enter a ministry I think I’m transported to a Harry Potter movie) we’re met with knowing nods of recognition.  351 more words

#WCW "Pretty Owl" - Oglala Lakota Leader

“Mary Good Road – b. 1835- d. July 22 1940 (did she die at 105?) membership: Bad Face Band of the Oglala Lakota. Mary Good Road was also known as Pretty Woman and Pretty Owl. 737 more words

Writing

#Fascism - What is it?

fas·cism

ˈfaSHˌizəm/

noun

  1. an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization.
  2. (in general use) extreme right-wing, authoritarian, or intolerant views or practice.
  3. 1,419 more words
Writing

Pull up a chair. Let's talk.

18 months of a vicious and grueling campaign.

One day of voting and feeling like I had done my small part to make history.

One night of intense nail-biting, hugging my friends, and crying. 1,780 more words

The Feels

"The damage is done"

So, the 2016 presidential election is over. Both the U.S. House and Senate have Republican majorities that have pledged to repeal the Affordable Care Act, reverse actions intended to combat climate change, and move backwards on civil rights protections for multiple groups in society. 509 more words

Law And Policy