Tag: civics

  • The 2017-18 Marginal Syllabus

    The 2017-18 Marginal Syllabus

    This post summarizes the eight texts, author partnerships, and annotation conversations that comprise “Writing Our Civic Futures,” the  2017-18 Marginal Syllabus. This marks the second year the Marginal Syllabus has engaged educators in social reading, collaborative web annotation, and public conversation. Through partnership with the National Writing Project, the 2017-18 open professional learning project explores civic…

  • Ethan Zuckerman confronts the “narrative of civics in crisis” on Connected Learning today

    Ethan Zuckerman confronts the “narrative of civics in crisis” on Connected Learning today

    Ethan Zuckerman confronts the “narrative of civics in crisis,” and poses thoughtful questions on how we can strive for civics education that is both effective and engaging. Excerpts from “Is Civics in Crisis? Or Just Changing its Shape?” If civics is in crisis, it’s a long crisis, not a sudden development…If we conclude that civics…