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Street Law, Inc. @ NCSS!
November 22, 2011
Street Law staff are looking forward to the NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, DC, December 2–4, 2011!
If you are attending, please stop by our booth (#720) and/or attend one of the sessions/workshops listed below. If you can't attend, look for a new web-based resource pack from Street Law containing materials from our sessions/workshops.
9:00–10:00 a.m., Room 208B
Learn how to access and use free online materials and methodology that engages students in deliberations about controversial public issues. We'll also present research on the program's effectiveness.
4:20–5:15 p.m., Room 209A
Explore the First Amendment freedoms of and limitations on student speech, including cyberbullying and internet-based speech. Receive interactive lesson plans to explore this topic and Supreme Court precedents in class.
3:15–4:15 p.m., Room 209A
This term promises to be one of the most exciting in recent memory as the Court deals with hot button issues ranging from health care to same sex marriage.
8:00–10:00 a.m., Room 147B
Explore the importance of discussion as part of citizenship development. Learn about different methodologies for classroom discussion—civil conversations, deliberation, fish bowl, Q-cards, public forum and more.
(Reproduced with permission)
Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers
Deliberating in a Democracy
Topic: Civic & Law-Related Education
Topic: Democracy/Human Rights
Topic: U.S. Supreme Court
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