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▬▬▬▬▬▬ Course Information▬▬▬▬▬▬ Social justice advocates hope to build a society in which individuals have equal access to resources and receive equitable treatment regardless of their race, gender, religion, sexuality, income level, or disability. Social justice classes can also use activist strategies such as social media campaigns, demonstrations, and activities to raise awareness of an issue and build support for positive change. They will reflect and brainstorm upon how their...
-Students will share their ideas and respond to the ideas of others in a way that allows for disagreement but still values the student’s perspective. -Students will learn different ways they can create a positive change in their community such as voting, protesting, standing up for what's right, and writing letters to representatives. -Students will see first-hand real-life examples about how to be a social justice advocate right away in their everyday lives.
I am a full-time teacher with 14 years of experience teaching this course with a professional certification in teaching Social Studies Education. I have a Master's degree in special education. I have taught civics and government for 14 years!
Future Class: There will be an extension civic action class offered as a follow up to this class to share what they did for a civic challenge! Projects will be done alone or with a sibling!
1 file available upon enrollmentA pen or pencil and a computer to play a game. Print the handout and bring it blank to class.
We will play a review game on kahoot at the end of the class.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
They will see nonviolent clips of people protesting.
We will use youtube videos to see examples of how people protest and are civically engaged.
Melissa Seideman, MAT
History, Civics, Personal Finance Teacher and Technology Geek!
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
82 total reviews
93 completed classes
CLASS STYLE: My classes tend to be on the large side (8 to 18 students) and are lecture style and very engaging. This means that your child is not required to ask questions, read passages, or even have their camera on. I do not coerce...