Icon: Webinars
Date Recorded: September 26, 2023

Introduction to Project Citizen

Don't miss this opportunity to explore the multifaceted aspects of Project Citizen, from its core objectives to its practical applications and how it can shape your educational approach. Discover how Project Citizen actively promotes student engagement in democratic processes, ultimately empowering them to take charge of their own educational journey.
In this session, you'll gain valuable insights and practical strategies for seamlessly integrating Project Citizen into your curriculum. We'll also explore ways to extend its impact beyond the classroom, reaching students in various settings. We'll explore the nuanced meaning of the term "citizen" within this program. You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of the Project Citizen portfolio and the simulated public hearing, the cornerstone authentic assessment tool within the curriculum.
See the Key Takeaways
  • Practical strategies and timelines for seamlessly integrating Project Citizen into your curriculum.
  • An in-depth exploration of the Project Citizen portfolio, the authentic assessment tool within the curriculum.
  • Exclusive insights into actual portfolios from elementary, middle, and high school students.
  • Innovative suggestions for organizing a showcase to highlight your students' completed Project Citizen projects and commemorate their accomplishments.

Professional Development

The Center has offered high-quality educator professional development for decades. Today, we provide such opportunities through our partners in several states in addition to organized Center events, self-paced online courses, and special webinars.

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