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Tammy, Jeremy, Tara, and Liz reflect on the training and implementation of the EAD taskforce with the hopes that other entities can learn from their experience. 
This episode features Marshall Trimble, the official Arizona State Historian. Jeff and Liz are joined by Dylan Dalzotto, Veterans Program Director as we discuss Marshall's service in the Marines, how he got to be the historian, and a few colorful stories about Arizona. 
Flowing Wells Teacher Erika Tornberg discusses blending Civics into World History using little tweaks instead of big steps. In this episode, Erika talked about how she took a lesson on Hammurabi's Code and elevated it using school rules and the Arizona Constitution in her 6th-grade classroom.  Read More Here
In this episode, our intern, Emanuel, interviews two civic education rock stars to discuss what got them into teaching and what keeps them teaching.Allison Ekren is an 8th-grade social science teacher at Basha High School's Accelerated Middle School. Ashley Crose is a social sciences teacher at Saguaro High School. 
This episode features one of our EAD Taskforce Educators, Maria James, an Elementary Social Studies and Science Specialist in Mesa. Maria discusses the importance of inquiry in elementary social studies and how her district brought more Indigenous history and sources into the classroom. Check out her piece on our website!
In this episode, I am joined by Chantelle Taylor of Holbrook and Ryan Richins of Saint Johns, Arizona, to discuss the importance of civic outreach and civic engagement opportunities for Arizona’s rural area students and teachers.  Center for Political Thought and Leadership WebsiteRebuilding Arizona Civics WebsiteEducating for American Democracy
In this episode, we are joined by Sarah Suggs, President and CEO of Sandra Day O'Connor Institue for American Democracy. We discuss Justice O'Connor and how the Institute carries on her legacy of civic education, engagement, and civil discourse. We encourage you to celebrate and honor Justice O'Connor by ensuring civics is taught in schools and celebrating Sandra Day O'Connor Day on September 25. Sandra Day O'Connor Institute For American Democracy WebsiteiCivicsEducating for American Democracy Roadmap
In this episode, we talked to Dr. Luke Perez, an Assistant Professor at the School of Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University. He shares his method for creating a quick summary for anything from Federalist 10 to a 1000-page book! This precis method helps students develop a summary to understand their reading and develop questions. This method is accessible to middle grades and up! Download the guide at Rebuilding Arizona Civics! Suggested Reading: How to Read a book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren
In this episode, you will be introduced to Jeff Davis and Liz Evans, the Civic Education Program Directors at the Center for Political Thought and Leadership. We will talk about the projects we are working on and how we plan to move the needle forward on civic education in Arizona! Check out the blog for more fun facts about us! Center for Political Thought and Leadership WebsiteRebuilding Arizona Civics WebsiteEducating for American Democracy
Today is a very special episode as we speak with Jack Holder,  Pearl Harbor Survivor, WWII Veteran, US Navy Aviator, and Arizona Resident.  Following the Pearl Harbor Attack, Jack flew in well over 100 important U.S. Navy missions in World War II including:The infamous 1942 Battle of Midway.Guadalcanal and all the Solomon Islands.The English Channel and Bay of Biscay on the west coast of France.Learn more about JackVeteran's Inspiring Patriotism ProgramCenter for Political Thought and LeadershipSchool for Civic and Economic Thought Leadership
Every meaningful change has challenges associated with it. This episode explores the tensions and dilemmas within the EAD Roadmap and how they are connected with the Seven Themes we've previously discussed. In this second part of the two-part podcast where we discuss design challenges 3,4, and 5.Five Design ChallengesEducating for American Democracy Home PageCenter for Political Thought and LeadershipSchool for Civic and Economic Thought Leadership
Every meaningful change has challenges associated with it. This episode explores the tensions and dilemmas within the EAD Roadmap and how they are connected with the Seven Themes we've previously discussed. In this part 1 of the two-part podcast where we discuss design challenges.Five Design ChallengesEducating for American Democracy Home PageCenter for Political Thought and LeadershipSchool for Civic and Economic Thought Leadership
Join me as I talk to Jeremy and Tara about Costa's Levels of Questioning. We discuss how to meet students where they are and engage them in their learning by teaching them how to write a good question using the Little Mermaid as a starting point. Exposing students to what it's like to be an engaged citizen and giving them practice and guidance helps empower students! Make sure to check out the podcast on Inquiry!Costa's Level of QuestioningEducating for American Democracy Home PageCenter for Political Thought and LeadershipSchool for Civic and Economic Thought Leadership 
Inquiry Based Learning

Inquiry Based Learning

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In this episode, we take classes from passive to active learning by showing students what inquiry can do for their understanding of history. We discuss what inquiry is, what it is not, and resources for teachers. Teacher ResourcesArizona Department of Education Inquiry SeriesCosta's Levels of QuestioningPulitzer CenterC3 TeachersK-5 ResourcesInquirEDHistory's Mysteries6-12 Resources5 E FrameworkFacing HistoryEducating for American Democracy Home PageCenter for Political Thought and LeadershipSchool for Civic and Economic Thought Leadership 
This episode looks at the HOW of the EAD Roadmap by examining the six core pedagogical practices. How does this get implemented in our classrooms? How do we move from passive learning to active learning? Join me as I talk with Jeremy, Tara, and Tammy about these practices and why it's essential to have teachers at the forefront of this work. EAD Pedagogy CompanionEducating for American Democracy Home PageCenter for Political Thought and LeadershipSchool for Civic and Economic Thought Leadership 
 What are primary sources? Why are they important? What is the best way to overcome roadblocks? This episode discusses these questions and how to best use primary sources to elevate civics and learning! Join Tammy, Tara, Jeremy, and me as we dive into our favorite access points for primary sources. Primary Source Resources:Teaching American HistoryLibrary of CongressBill of Rights InstituteStanford History Education GroupNational ArchivesArizona Historical SocietyiCivicsEducating for American Democracy Home PageCenter for Political Thought and LeadershipSchool for Civic and Economic Thought Leadership 
I'm joined by Jeremy Gypton, Tara Bartlett, and Tammy Waller as we discuss the next four themes of the EAD; A New Government & Constitution, Institutional & Social Transformation, A People in the World, and Contemporary Debates & Possibilities. We discussed the first three in a previous episode. Thank you for joining us on our journey as we dive into  Educating for American Democracy and discuss how with a team of Arizona civic teacher leaders, we aim to implement this in the state of Arizona. This work is being done through the Center for Political Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University with a grant from the State of Arizona. Educating for American Democracy Home PageThe Seven Themes- Educating for American DemocracyCenter for Political Thought and LeadershipSchool for Civic and Economic Thought Leadership 
I'm joined by Jeremy Gypton, Tara Bartlett, and Tammy Waller as we discuss the first three themes of the EAD; Civic Participation, Our Changing Landscapes, and We the People.Thank you for joining us on our journey as we dive into  Educating for American Democracy and discuss how with a team of Arizona civic teacher leaders, we aim to implement this in the state of Arizona. This work is being done through the Center for Political Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University with a grant from the State of Arizona. Educating for American Democracy Home PageThe Seven Themes- Educating for American DemocracyCenter for Political Thought and LeadershipSchool for Civic and Economic Thought Leadership 
Thank you for joining us on our journey as we dive into  Educating for American Democracy and discuss how with a team of Arizona civic teacher leaders, we aim to implement this in the state of Arizona. This work is being done through the Center for Political Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University with a grant from the State of Arizona. I'm joined by Jeremy Gypton, Tara Bartlett, and Tammy Waller as we discuss the importance of how the EAD impacts civic learning in Arizona and answer why teachers should lean on this to impact student learning. Educating for American Democracy Home PageCenter for Political Thought and LeadershipSchool for Civic and Economic Thought Leadership 
Welcome to the Rebuilding Arizona Civics Podcast! I'm your host Liz Evans, and I will be taking you on a journey with me as we look at the Educating for American Democracy (EAD) Roadmap and what it can mean for Arizona. I'll often be joined by the Arizona Task Force Leads Tammy Waller, Tara Bartlett, and Jeremy Gypton as we discuss the EAD specifics and what we are learning along the way. Educating for American Democracy Home Page Center for Political Thought and Leadership
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