July 10-11th, 2018
Join us at Pope High School for amazing K-12 opportunities to further your professional growth in all content areas.
Some courses will be partial days, one full day or two full days depending on content.
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Democracy in Action Two Day Workshop for K-12 Educators
Join us for a two day workshop on civic engagement and student voice. Participants will receive Mikva Challenge resources. This workshop will help schools develop student leaders and responsible citizens. Schools are encouraged to send a team of teachers (for more information check out the Mikva Challenge at https://www.mikvachallenge.org/).
When: July 10 and 11 from 8:30am to 3:30pm
Where: Pope High School Media Center (Part of Engage Cobb)
Who: K-12 Educators
Why: We need engaged and informed citizens!
Note: This is a two day workshop
Click here to register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SGMB7GB
Day One: Community Engagement and Democratic Classrooms
In this session, participants will become familiar with social emotional learning strategies informed by action civics pedagogy to create classrooms where students take ownership of their learning and engage fully as participants of a community.
Day Two: Taking Action: Community Problem Solving
Learn a six step process for youth problem solving that challenges students to examine their communities, identify issues of importance to them, conduct intensive primary research about these issues, analyze power, develop strategies, and take action to impact policy – while reflecting on the process throughout. Participants will explore each of the six steps in depth and discuss key strategies for implementing the process in their classrooms.