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Democracy project to strengthen student civic engagement
New initiative will curate civic education materials to help students achieve California State Seal of Civic Engagement.
Why we must rethink how we teach civics
Akilah Lyons-Moore EdD ’14, assistant professor of clinical education, discusses The Democracy Project, growing up in Pacoima and what she misses about teaching high school.
Mary Helen Immordino-Yang on why democracy needs abstract thinkers
Neuroscientist, psychologist and USC Rossier professor of education discusses adolescent development, her new research center and what her kids have taught her.
The health of our educational institutions reflects the health of our democracy
How do we leverage the power of our schools to defend against threats to our democratic systems?
Tips for educators during an election year
Professor Artineh Samkian on how to facilitate difficult conversations in the classroom.
How a school of refugees led by a USC Rossier alum is demonstrating democracy
Elias Vargas EdD ’17 is transforming civic engagement, starting in the classroom
New research: Opposition to Common Core Standards tied to views on President Obama
Political affiliation, misconceptions among voters offer clues about support of state standards