Eighth-grade students collected data and brought back a career fair to their school. Learn more from their project video.
OAV students from Oakwood CUSD 76 Oakwood Junior High in Danville learned about U.S. government, then put civics into action as they advocated within their school and community for good citizenship and access to better wifi.
OAV students from Berwyn South School District 100 Komensky Elementary School learned about citizenship, government, and the importance of completing the U.S. Census. They shared their knowledge with their school and community and demonstrated how small actions together can make a big difference.
OAV students from Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 Mattoon Middle School learned the value of good citizenship, positivity and perseverance!
OAV fifth-grade students from Gurnee School District 56 Prairie Trail Elementary researched issues affecting their community, state and country, increasing their knowledge, understanding and ability to put civics into action!
OAV students from Chicago Public Schools Healy Elementary School learned about government and citizenship and developed a plan to honor the hidden heroes of their school community. Find out who they are by watching their project video.
Fourth & Fifth Grade students from Piper Elementary had a vision to make their school a more inspiring place. Watch their project video.
Creating, Authentic, Responsive and Engaged Monday, June 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm CST In times of darkness, teachers always rise up. But now, this time comes on top of a pandemic and as teachers are exhausted and empty. The topics are big – social justice, institutional racism, and nonviolent and violent protest. The events of the past […]
United States Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois thanks the OAV students for taking the time to learn about civics and citizenship and participate in the 2020 program year.
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