ERIC Number: ED408218
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Active Citizenship Today: Handbook for High School Teachers.
Zack, David; And Others
This book describes the program Active Citizenship Today (ACT), a hands-on learning project to make learning come alive for students and integrate student learning with the larger community. This handbook accompanies the student book, "The ACT Field Guide." The book is divided into two sections with six chapters. Section 1, "The Whats and Whys of ACT," contains the chapters: (1) "All about ACT"; (2) "The Elements of ACT"; and (3) "The ACT Framework." Section 2, "The Hows of ACT," includes the chapters: (1) "Practical Hints for Implementing ACT"; (2) "Ideas, Strategies, and Suggestions"; and (3) "Lesson Plans" containing 14 lesson plans with handouts. (EH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Experiential Learning, High Schools, Political Science, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Secondary School Teachers, Service Learning, Social Studies, Student Participation, Teaching Guides
Close Up Foundation, 44 Canal Center Plaza, Alexandria, VA 22314; telephone: (703) 706-3640 ($17.95 plus shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.; Close Up Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Note: Funded by the DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund.