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PF-Project Based Learning Approach to Civics Engagement Series. Session 2: Identifying your Civics Topic Using Google Forms

Literacy Assistance Center

Friday, February 15, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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Project Based Learning Approach to Civics Engagement Series

Series Overview: Research in civics education refers to instructional strategies that promote democratic ways of thinking that foster informed and active citizenship. It also establishes that citizenship education should be student-centered with a strong emphasis on classroom discussion and cooperative activities.

One approach that increases student interaction and enables students to engage with relevant issues is Project Based Learning (PBL). In this four-part series, the LAC will introduce participants to the PBL approach to develop relevant civics curricula. We will look at real issues our students face and develop tools for self-advocacy. Throughout the series, we will include lesson ideas that can be used with students at varying levels of proficiency. We will also explore how specific technology tools can be integrated into civics instruction. Finally, coaching sessions will be offered to participants to assist them in building their projects.

Attendance Restrictions: Attendees must commit to attending all four days of the series.

Sessions: February 8th, February 15th, March 8th, and April 26th 

Audience: ESOL, ABE, and Pre-HSE  Instructors

Facilitators: Nell Eckersley and Lizelena Iglesias

Session 2: Identifying your Civics Topic Using Google Forms

Description: During the second session of this series, we will explore  phase 1 of Project Based Learning, how to identify a topic, problem, or issue for examination. We will discuss how to develop a participatory atmosphere in the classroom in order to identify social, economic, racial, and/or environmental issues that will provide students with an opportunity to engage in powerful civics education. In order to support getting input from students, we will review the steps to putting together a survey using Google Forms, and participants will develop their own surveys to use with their students.



 


 

 


 


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Literacy Assistance Center
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85 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004

Friday, February 15, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)


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