Teaching Strategies for Discussing Controversial Issues

10/13/2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Grade levels:
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Content areas:
Social Studies
Topics:
Civics, government, politics, social studies, Controversies
District/Organization:
Classroom Law Project

Living in a Democracy is messy! From mock appellate arguments, to Town Halls, Deliberations, Mock Trials and Legislative Hearings, interactive strategies give your students practice using civil discussion skills to explore multiple viewpoints on current events. This workshop will provide classroom resources, rich discussions and content. This workshop is geared toward middle & high school teachers. Medford, Oregon.