Fostering PROACTIVE Citizens   Through Civics Instruction
Director   Education Manager
• Participants leave  with:  – An understanding of the    present state of civics    education  – A complete unit of    cu...
State of Civics Today
“The civics framework specifies that the assessment questions address  the following three interrelated components: knowle...
% of 4th Grade Students according to Civics                           Proficiency60                                 505040...
% of 8th Grade Students according to Civics Proficiency60                                   505040                        ...
% of 12th Grade Students according to Civics Proficiency45                                   4040                         ...
% of Students Proficient or AboveGrade Level   1998   2006   2010 4th Grade    23     24     27 8th Grade    22     22    ...
Need statistics on Dropout v.             Graduate in terms of civic                   engagement                  Corpora...
Categories of Civic Engagement
Voting Rate World Comparison      Country          Voter Rate      Australia        95%      Chile            93%      Ger...
…developing proactive informed, educated, and conscientious citizens and leaders.
Lesson 1: What is a good citizen?• You will become the person listed on your  card.• You will try to meet and speak with: ...
Synthesis• Write a paragraph  that synthesizes the  views you heard on  citizenship. To be  shared in 5 minutes.
www.reaganfoundation.org/education   APLC@reaganfoundation.org            @TonyAPLC            @JanetAPLC
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012
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Civics and Citizenship: CCSS 2012

  1. 1. Fostering PROACTIVE Citizens Through Civics Instruction
  2. 2. Director Education Manager
  3. 3. • Participants leave with: – An understanding of the present state of civics education – A complete unit of curriculum for the classroom. – Strategies for effective integration of civics instruction
  4. 4. State of Civics Today
  5. 5. “The civics framework specifies that the assessment questions address the following three interrelated components: knowledge, intellectual and participatory skills, and civic dispositions. Taken together, these components should form the essential elements of civic education in the United States.” - The Nation’s Report Card: Civics 2010
  6. 6. % of 4th Grade Students according to Civics Proficiency60 505040 Advanced30 Proficient 25 23 Basic20 Below Basic10 2 0 Advanced Proficient Basic Below Basic
  7. 7. % of 8th Grade Students according to Civics Proficiency60 505040 Advanced30 28 Proficient 21 Basic20 Below Basic10 1 0 Advanced Proficient Basic Below Basic
  8. 8. % of 12th Grade Students according to Civics Proficiency45 4040 36353025 Advanced 20 Proficient20 Basic15 Below Basic10 5 4 0 Advanced Proficient Basic Below Basic
  9. 9. % of Students Proficient or AboveGrade Level 1998 2006 2010 4th Grade 23 24 27 8th Grade 22 22 2212th Grade 26 27 24
  10. 10. Need statistics on Dropout v. Graduate in terms of civic engagement Corporation for National and Community Service and the National Conference onCitizenship. Civic Life in America: Key Findings on the Civic Health of the Nation, Washington, DC. 2010, September.
  11. 11. Categories of Civic Engagement
  12. 12. Voting Rate World Comparison Country Voter Rate Australia 95% Chile 93% Germany 86% Brazil 83% Israel 80% France 76% Japan 71% United States 54% Poland 51%Statistics fromMark N. Franklins "Electoral Participation,”Controversies in Voting Behavior (2001).
  13. 13. …developing proactive informed, educated, and conscientious citizens and leaders.
  14. 14. Lesson 1: What is a good citizen?• You will become the person listed on your card.• You will try to meet and speak with: – Different gender – Different profession – Different time period (150 years difference)
  15. 15. Synthesis• Write a paragraph that synthesizes the views you heard on citizenship. To be shared in 5 minutes.
  16. 16. www.reaganfoundation.org/education APLC@reaganfoundation.org @TonyAPLC @JanetAPLC

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