Using Current and Controversial Issue Discussions in the Classroom

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The registration period has closed for this event.


Registration open through 11/30/2018 3:00 PM EST


The new IL civic education requirement prescribes that students discuss current and controversial issues in the classroom. Learn research based best practice in creating a safe environment for student participation in addressing the most compelling questions facing our communities. Collaborate with others to craft effective questions for deliberation. Walk away with strategies to engage students in current and controversial issues discussion to enhance your current classroom practice. Explicit connections will be made to the IL Social Studies Standards, the Common Core State Standards and the Danielson Framework for Effective Teaching. Appropriate for grades 6-12.

Continuing Education

Professional Development Hours: Units - 3


Vermilion County ROE

200 South College, Suite B

Danville, IL 61832