Promoting Good Citizenship- Community Connections, Steponaitis & Taylor, Summer 2020
||EDU 5515 C42
||Cookie Steponaitis & Pamela Taylor
||Online using Zoom videoconferencing & Google Classroom
Dates and Times:
July 9 - 29, 2020
Note: Please register online. Purchase order or payment of $400, payable to CASTLETON UNIVERSITY, is due at the time of registration. Please mail the check to: Financial & Registration Services, Castleton University, 62 Alumni Drive, Castleton, VT 05735. To help us ensure that your payment is applied to the correct course, PLEASE WRITE “CFS” IN THE CHECK MEMO LINE.
This online course helps educators create customized curriculum around the theme of Promoting Good Citizenship. Embedded within the unit will be activities that expose students to the qualities of citizenship including honesty, compassion, respect, responsibility and courage, while giving them ample choice and flexibility in how that learning is expressed.
Audience: Open to pre-K-12
- To define the qualities of good citizenship that each teacher and/or group of teachers want to develop in their students.
- Identification of stakeholders within the school and surrounding community who can be involved.
- Development of lessons and activities that foster individual student growth and understanding of what it means to be a good citizen in their community.
- Inclusion of state standards, learning targets and overarching questions.
- Describe and define the components of a good citizen.
- Understand and apply the best practices of instruction to lesson plans and activities incorporating student choice and diverse learning styles.
- Facilitate the use of local people, resources and formats to tell the story of a good citizen.
- Create opportunities for student success through differentiation of content, process and products in both assessments and learning activities.
- Articulate and develop a sense of citizenship within a community.
Assigned sections of
Developing Effective Citizen Engagement: A How-To Guide for Community Leaders, The Center for Rural Pennsylvania (2008)
Assigned sections of :
The Good Citizen: asserting and contesting norms of participation and belonging in Oslo.
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