So much on the latest issue of the Citizen U Bulletin: resources, news & opportunities for teaching with primary sources & civic engagement! https://primarysourcenexus.org/2020/09/citizen-u-bulletin-volume-1-issue-13/
OAV students from Gurnee District 56 Prairie Trail Elementary learned about U.S. history and government and shared their knowledge of good citizenship with their school. Their ideas for putting civics into action included acting as mentors and helpers for younger students as well as holding food drives and connecting with the elderly in their local […]
In this issue of the Citizen U Bulletin, we share resources for back to school – #civics & #teaching with #primarysources news, opportunities, including #teacherPD, & much more!
The latest issue of the Citizen U Bulletin–Volume 1 Issue 11–highlights new lessons added to the Citizen U multidisciplinary civics lesson library and links to many wonderful teacher-created lesson and activity ideas, civics news, interesting blogs from the Library of Congress and so much more! Access
OAV students from District 83 Scott Elementary in Melrose Park put civics into action, committing to helping make a local park and their community cleaner and safer.
Chicago 39th Ward Alderman Samantha Nugent congratulates OAV students from Solomon Elementary for their hard work and dedication to creating positive change.
OAV students from Chicago Public Schools Solomon Elementary took part in many activities to recognize the origin and development of the core values that are the basis of our democracy, then worked to inform their peers and the community about the importance of participating in the 2020 U.S. Census.
OAV students from Berwyn South School District 100 Pershing School learned about active citizenship, gained confidence and new skills, and spearheaded the process for getting new playground equipment for the neighborhood park. Watch their census video too!
State Senator Scott M. Bennett, Illinois District 52, discusses the importance of civic engagement and thanks all the OAV students, and particularly those from Oakwood Junior High in his home community, for all that they are doing to build a better future for Illinois.
Eighth-grade students collected data and brought back a career fair to their school. Learn more from their project video.