Join us as we dive into the Educating for American Democracy Roadmap and discuss how this advisory document can help shape the future of Arizona civics education.
Reflection on Teacher Training with the EAD
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.
The Official Arizona Historian: Marshall Trimble
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.
Veteran's Day with Dylan Dalzotto
In this episode, we discuss the history and importance of Veterans' Day and how Veterans are the ultimate primary source, and why they should speak in classrooms!
EAD Educator Erika Tornberg Discusses Blending Civics into World History
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.
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Why I Teach with Emanuel Rodriguez, Ashley Crose, and Allison Ekren
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.
EAD Educator Chryste Berda Discusses Civic Accessibility for Elementary Students
In this episode, Chryste Berda discusses how she and a team of educators took some of their pain points for 3rd grade Arizona History and utilized the Educating for American Democracy Roadmap to facilitate more inquiry in elementary classrooms.
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