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ERIC Number: EJ1070619
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 41
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7996
Building Civic Bridges: Community-Centered Action Civics
LeCompte, Karon; Blevins, Brooke
Social Studies, v106 n5 p209-217 2015
Project-based learning is an example of powerful social studies learning in which student engage in active inquiry. Action civics is a relatively new educational practice in which students "act as citizens" through a cycle of research, action, and reflection about problems they care about in their community. "Building Civic Bridges" offers teachers a model for students to develop and enact inquiry-based projects that reflect positive, and active, civic dispositions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Texas