ERIC Number: ED299211
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
My Country 'Tis of These: The Stark County Department of Education K-12 Citizenship/LRE Program.
Burwell, Cathy; Cain, Mary
This booklet describes the Stark County (Ohio) rationale and efforts to establish a citizenship education and law-related education (LRE) curriculum for grades K-12. Three implementation goals are described and include time lines to: (1) institutionalize LRE (including a summer institute for preparing a citizenship curriculum and selecting resources); (2) increase educators' LRE competencies; and (3) initiate improvements in students' citizenship skills. Long-range goals include: (1) improving textbook correlation with the citizenship LRE curriculum; (2) developing and integrating improved evaluation techniques; and (3) instituting special programs about local government. Appendices include: (1) profiles of key persons and their roles in designing and implementing a LRE model; (2) lists of committee members and participants in the summer institute; and (3) selected institutionalize LRE (including a summer institute for preparing a citizenship curriculum and selecting resources); promotional materials; (4) a review of core instructional materials; (5) an annotated bibliography of selected audiovisual materials; and (6) citizenship/LRE program evaluation forms. (JHP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Stark County Dept. of Education, Louisville, OH.