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ERIC Number: EJ587390
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
The Close Up Capital Experience: Middle Schoolers Travel to Washington, D.C.
McDonnell, Maureen; Jackson, Jodi
Clearing House, v72 n6 p385-91 Jul 1999
Describes the "Close Up Capital Experience," a program to encourage greater civic participation by exposing middle-school students to the democratic principles, history, and political process of the United States. Outlines a four- or five-day schedule that incorporates active student-centered learning using cooperative structures and primary sources, on-site study, and a balance of viewpoints. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia