Tag: Civic Education


  • 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. […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • New American Dialog on K-12 Education.

    You are Invited to The Inaugural NEW AMERICAN DIALOGUE On K – 12 EDUCATION This pivotal discussion will bring together leaders and practitioners at the forefront of educational innovation and policy reform. Event Details Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Thursday, May 30, 2024 Location: Room 120, Minnestra Conference Center, 1200 N Minnetrista Pkwy, Muncie Indiana […]

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  • Civic Education as Career Readiness

    Dr. David J. Roof, a faculty member in the Educational Studies department at Ball State University, is asking you to participate complete a survey, titled Civic Education as Career Readiness: A Survey of Midwest Employers (IRB# 21132270. Dr. Roof is conducting this study to answer the question: are civic identities, skills, and dispositions valued by […]

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  • The 2023 Civic Learning Symposium

    The Center for Economic and Civic Learning (CECL) at Ball State University hosted the 2023 Annual Civic Learning Symposium August 25th and 26th “We connected teachers, faculty, political leaders, and members of our community in a dialog about the ways in which quality civics instruction can improve the lives of our students and better our […]

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  • Civic Learning Symposium Information

    CREATE’s Annual Symposium will be held August 25th (5-8pm) and August 26 (9am – 2pm) at the Ball State University L.A. Pittenger Student Center. Directions to the Student Center are located HERE. Dress is casual. Dinner on Friday and Lunch on Saturday are provided. A complete schedule is located HERE. All participating MCS teachers will […]

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  • Summer Civic Leadership Academy

    Dear MCS Teacher, Please consider applying to the CREATE Summer Civic Leadership Academy (SLA). All participating teachers will receive a $2,000 stipend, Professional Growth Points, and project related resources. Dr. Jill Bradley-Levine and her colleague Professor Philip Woods will host two in-person sessions on June 26 and July 17, and facilitate approximately online activities over […]

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  • Civic Education Resources for Elementary Students

    Civics Education Lesson Plans By Julie Snider Pre-K-2nd grade: At this level the most important civic themes should be about community, cooperation, freedoms/rights, citizenship, and purpose of government. Introduce the following: Individual responsibility, self-discipline/self-governance, civility, respect for the rights and dignity of all individuals, honesty, respect for the law, courage, compassion, patriotism, fairness, and commitment […]

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  • First Annual Muncie Central Civics – Earth Day

    Please join Muncie Central High School and the CREATE project as we hear from a dynamic panel of leaders discussing themes of community, civics, and collaboration. This invigorating, interactive experience is designed to help students gain insight on being an active citizen in their local community, state, and nation. Speakers include State Senator Scott Alexander […]

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