Tag Archives: Civic Education
  1. 2019 Civic Institute: A Civic Enterprise

    For details on our 2019 Civic Institute session on the intersection of citizenship and workforce development, read on! Read More »

  2. 2019 Innovators in Civic Education Fellows

    The DMC recently had the pleasure of hosting an intensive workshop for our inaugural Innovators in Civic Education Teaching Fellows. These educators were selected for the fellowship based upon their dedication to developing and implementing skills-focused and inquiry-led social studies curriculum. Thanks to the generous support of the Alabama Bicentennial these educators had the opportunity to learn about the C3 Framework from Dr. Lauren Colley, immerse themselves in the history of Reconstruction with Dr. Ruth Truss and Susan Dubose, Ed.D. and dive into the pedagogy of deliberation with DMC staff. Meet our 2019 Teaching Fellows below!

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    DMC Announces Teacher Fellowship

    The David Mathews Center for Civic Life is pleased to announce the Innovators in Civic Education Teacher Fellowship.

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  4. The DMC Goes to SXSW EDU

    Some thoughts on the state of civic education from our time attending SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas.

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  5. Spotlight On: Thompson High School’s “Leadership 300”

    Friday, January 11th, Thompson High School invited The David Mathews Center for Civic Life to share Students’ Institute programming at the high school’s first Leadership 300 meeting of 2019.

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  6. Civic Resolutions for a New (School) Year

    August has often struck me as a season of fresh starts for educators: new school year, new students, new professional development opportunities, perhaps even a new curriculum. During January of this year, the David Mathews Center staff identified our Civic Resolutions – ways that we were going to strive personally and collectively to contribute to the communities where we live. While January was a wonderful time to reflect on personal Civic Resolutions, August seems like a fitting time to reflect on Civic Education Resolutions. Read More »

  7. “What’s Next, Alabama?” Teacher Workshops Announced

    During 2017 the David Mathews Center for Civic Life (DMC) partnered with communities and schools across the state to complete a total of 52 “What’s Next, Alabama?” (WNAL) forums. Thanks to a generous grant from the Alabama Bicentennial Commission, the DMC will now have the opportunity to share with teachers how they can utilize WNAL in their classrooms to engage students in conversations about Alabama’s unique history and approaching future.

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