ERIC Number: ED467630
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Apr-23
Implementing a Civic Action Project. WebLesson.
Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
This guide provides teachers with a nine-step process to empower students to plan and implement civic participation projects in their community. The guide lists the materials students need and outlines the procedures for guiding students in the civic action project. It suggests that the teacher: (1) decide on a project in advance; (2) introduce the project; (3) preview the steps; (4) select a problem; (5) research the problem; (6) decide on an action project; (7) plan the project; (8) do the project; and (9) evaluate the project. The guide presents six basic steps for any action project, discusses how to work out a project plan, and offers twelve project ideas. The material concludes with a list of government and community (11), volunteer service (5), and private (8) organizations concerned with violence. (BT)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Community Involvement, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Student Empowerment, Student Participation, Student Projects, Violence
Constitutional Rights Foundation, 601 South Kingsley Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90005. For full text: http://www.crf-usa.org/violence/action.html/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.