• CECL

    Purpose and Rationale Ball State’s Teachers College is extremely proud of its work to advance economic and civic education in our local communities, Indiana, and throughout our nation. If education is a process where a society passes on the knowledge, values, and skills from one generation to another, learning is the lifelong process of transforming […]

  • 2024 SCLA Week-2

    Summer Civic Learning Academy: Week 2 The 2024 Summer Civic Learning Academy (SCLA) hosted by the Center for Economic and Civic Learning at Ball State, as part of the project was completed by 13 teachers from six Muncie Community Schools (MCS) who teach various grade levels, with experience ranging from 3 years to over 10 […]

  • 2024 SCLA Week-1

    Summer Civic Learning Academy: Week 1 The 2024 Summer Civic Learning Academy (SCLA) hosted by the Center for Economic and Civic Learning at Ball State, as part of the CREATE project was completed by 13 teachers from six Muncie Community Schools (MCS) who teach various grade levels, with experience ranging from 3 years to over […]

  • Summer Civics Learning Academy

    CREATE’s Summer Civics Learning Academy Tina Ahmadi is a 3rd year PhD student at Ball State University, studying Educational Psychology. She spends the majority of her time studying restorative practices in schools and learning from the experiences of a group of incredible elementary educators. She also has worked on developing K-12 curricular materials ranging from […]

  • Muncie Central High – Civics Day

    Muncie Central High School devoted Friday, April 19, to a wide variety of Civics Day activities that fostered students’ appreciation. Civics Day at Muncie Central High School on Apr. 19, 2024. Photo by Samantha Blankenship / Ball State University of community engagement, civic processes, and the people who commit themselves to government and public safety. […]

  • CREATE Newsletter – May 2024

    Issue 14 I. CREATE News and Updates School Year 2023-2024: A Very Good Year Civics Day at MCHS North View at Conner Prairie EWA & the Underground Railroad Frankenstein Essay Contest Winners Teacher Spotlight: Nathan Earle II. Opportunities for Teachers and Students Featured Destination: Heekin Park Public Defender Classroom Visits Professional Development Calendar Civics Trivia […]

  • North View Elementary Conner Prairie Field Trip

    North View Elementary Conner Prairie Field Trip The kindergarten team at North View Elementary created a unique opportunity for to participate in the engaging activities at Conner Prairie. We ventured out to the 1836 Prairietown, the Lenape Indian Camp and Animal Encounters on April 18, 2024. The students were excited and engaged in the many […]

  • 2024 Annual Civic Learning Symposium

    Registration is open for the 2024 Civic Learning Symposium at Ball State September 27-28 the 2024 Annual Civic Learning Symposium focusing on the role of dialogue and deliberation in our democracy features eminent speakers Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III and Harry Boyte. Register today and submit your proposal! The Center for Economic and Civic Learning […]

  • Shaina Miller, 2024 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll

    Shaina Miller, a dedicated Ball State sophomore and Whitinger Scholar, has been named to the prestigious 2024 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll, highlighting her commitment to civic engagement and democratic participation. Shaina Miller, studying Political Science Pre-Law with a minor in Sustainability and a concentration in Public Administration, has significantly contributed to the electoral […]

  • CREATE Newsletter – April 2024

    IN THIS ISSUE Issue 13 I. CREATE News and Updates Civics Day Muncie Public Library Indiana Civics Bee Teacher Spotlight: Rhonda Ward PGP Summary Letters MCHS Senior Trip to WDC, NYC Field Trips to Indianapolis The Oscar Goes to…Julie Snider! II. Opportunities for Teachers and Students Featured Destination: Charles W. Brown Planetarium Upcoming Paid PD […]

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