Blogs tagged "civics"

Interview with Amy and Leon Kass

What is the American Calendar project? Why this project? Why should teachers teach about American civic holidays?The American Calendar project is a series of nine e-anthologies—one for each national holiday—whose stories, speeches, songs, poems, letters, and essays help us think about the meaning of each holiday.Read More »
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How do you teach civility in your classroom? Now with links to resources

Civility and its related idea of tolerance seem to be essential virtues in a liberal democracy. However being virtues they do not automatically spring up in young people. They need to be carefully inculcated by parents, caregivers and teachers. How do you go about inculcating them in your clasroom?Further thoughts. I've been looking around the web and found these resourcesRead More »
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