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Civics Is Dead

7 EpisodesProduced by LIU StudiosWebsite

Poll after poll, interview after interview, survey after survey, and assessment after assessment consistently show that the students of America do not know the basic history of our country or the essential responsibilities and rights of being an American citizen. 23 minutes of history education in a… read more

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S1E6 - It’s All About The Teacher

We continue our look at how to address the problem of the decreasing amount of time American schools are devoting to the teaching of American history, civics and social studies. Using the 2018 Brown Center Report on American Education, we look at our nation’s Social Studies teachers and their demographics. Finally, we go over some suggestions for future sampler lessons and a mandate to teachers across the United States. Make your lessons more experiential or risk failure in guaranteeing the survival of participatory democracy in the United States. Because in the end, it’s all about the teacher.

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