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Suzie Nestico

The iCitizen Project - Be the Change - 10 views

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    Beth Sanders' students participating in a collaborative exchange with Marialice Curran's student about what it means to be a citizen in the 21st Century.
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    Love what Beth Sanders and Marialice Curran are doing with the iCitizen project. They are connecting their students to talk about authentic aspects of our world that matter.
Suzie Nestico

Cell Phones in Schools - My Experiences and More - 9 views

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    The case for cell phones in school.  Students texted parents for answers to questions...   see what happens.
Suzie Nestico

How to Write a Petition - ePetitions - Start a Petition - GoPetition - 0 views

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    Resources for teaching students how to become informed, take action and write a petition.
Ben Rimes

Expertnet - 1 views

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    A wiki dedicated to gathering feedback on new innovative ways to engage citizens, provide citizen consultation, and elicit expert public feedback on government projects. Could be a great way for civics teachers to offer direct application of what they're teaching.
Ted Sakshaug

Center for Civic Education 60-Second Civics Podcast - 4 views

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    60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation's government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation's history and government.
Ben Rimes

Local Capitalism, Civic Engagement And Socioeconomic Well Being - Research and Read Boo... - 0 views

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    "Local Capitalism, Civic Engagement and Socioeconomic Well-Being"
Ben Rimes

CJO - Abstract - Inaccurate, Exceptional, One-Sided or Irrelevant? The Debate about the... - 0 views

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    Study reflecting upon the perceived lack of civic engagement in Western Society.
Ted Sakshaug

iCivics | The Democracy Lab - 11 views

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    civics games, learn about rights, be a president for a day, join the supreme court and so on
Anna Adam

Our Courts - Homepage - 3 views

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    Our Courts is a web-based education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy. Our Courts is the vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who is concerned that students are not getting the information and tools they need for civic participation, and that civics teachers need better materials and support.
David Hilton

U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time - 11 views

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    EXTREMELY cool graphic for demonstrating the size of US public debt to students in a clear, visual manner. The sources for the figures seem reliable.
Matt Clausen

Our Courts - Homepage - 7 views

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    aimed at middle school aged students
Dean Mantz

PBS Teachers . PBS VOTE 2008 . RSS Feeds & Podcasts - 0 views

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    PBS Teachers website provides multimedia resources, PD for K-12 educators along with RSS feeds to keep you up to date.
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