Reimagine Learning Discernment, Civics, and Citizenship – Victoria Van Voorhis Maureen McGuire , News Anchor for WROC-TV interviews Victoria Van Voorhis If you haven’t done so already, stop reading and
We're so happy to announce the release of our fourth Guided Tour on our Library of Congress Voices for Suffrage app—Influences!
Guided Tours are 20-minute guided lessons including videos and interactive activities to teach a specific piece of the movement. The Influences Guided Tour focuses on the people, groups, and social movements that influenced the beliefs, goals, and actions of United States suffragists.
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We, as teachers, provide much more than content. We protect our students and usually feel a deeply-seeded desire to see no harm come to them. But now, they are remote. Some are unreachable while others are available through only text, voice, or two dimensional screen. How do we protect and serve as role models when our interactions are so remote? Continue Reading Three Keys to Protect Remote Students
For centuries, games have been a great way to casually pass time either alone or with friends. During this period of isolation due to COVID-19, children, as well as adults, are turning to games as not only a way to pass time, but as an escape from our unsettling reality. Continue Reading Interactivity of Gameplay
Jefferson was optimistic about the ability of a well-informed electorate to hold politicians accountable, and it’s easy to see why: In a democracy, the people hold the ultimate power of government. Empowered with the vote, an informed electorate can vote politicians out of their offices. Continue Reading Why Civics Education Matters