New England
Writings about Civics

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Civic Participation & Citizenship Collection

NELRC

 

 


New England Writings about Civics

Rural Educator Writings
These writings are about the efforts of teachers in Vermont and New Hampshire to explore with their classes the meaning of civic participation in rural settings. They used NELRC's Civic Participation and Community Action Sourcebook as a resource.

Massachusetts Teacher Writings
These writings describe the work of Massachusetts educators who want to address civic participation as they work within the state's ESOL curriculum framework. Many of their lessons refer to activities from NELRC's Civic Participation and Community Action Sourcebook.


Rural Educator Writings
Stephanie Menard, Hardwick Community Learning Center, Hardwick, VT
"Introduction to Rural Team Writings"

Denise Reddington, Dover Adult Learning Center, Dover, NH
"Students Shape Voting Lesson and Individual Projects"
"Voting Vocabulary"

Rick Boyle, Central Vermont ABE, Bradford, VT
"Digging Deeper???"

Martie Majoros, Project LIFT, Hillsboro, NH
"Isolation in a Small Town"

Cindy Holden, Vermont Adult Learning, Brattleboro, VT
"Civic Participation: My First Efforts"

Chuck Poston, Hardwick Community Learning Center, Hardwick, VT
"A Team of Citizens Supports a New Learning Center"

 

Massachusetts Teacher Writings
Beth Miller Pittman, Massachusetts
"Introduction to Massachusetts Team Writings"

Julie Winberg, Lutheran Social Services, Springfield, MA
"Mapping Your Own Community, Identity and Roles, and Feelings Using English"

Michelle Faith Brown, Read/Write/Now, Springfield, MA
"Exploring Decision Making and Power"
"Finding Resources: Exploring the Phonebook"

Susan Schwartzkopf, Center for New Americans, Northampton, MA
"Building Community through a Visit to the Department of Transitional Assistance"
"Participating in the Census: Population and Privacy"

Toni Maruca, Massachusetts Career Development Institute, Springfield, MA
"Community Issues and the Death Penalty: How Everyday Issues
Relate
to the Bigger Picture"

DeAnn Nilles, Massachusetts Career Development Institute, Springfield, MA
"Workplace Discrimination"


Kelly Martin, Holyoke Adult Learning Opportunities (HALO), Holyoke, MA
"Background to War"

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