Heroes and Villains: Civic Virtue Through Inquiry and Primary Sources


by
Rachel Davison Humphries November 8, 2018


Presented at:
2018 SCL Annual Conference

ABSTRACT:

Participants will work through three Bill of Rights Institute lessons to develop skills for providing students with primary sources, content-rich narratives and critical thinking as part of integrated civic learning and character development.


TAGS:

Character Development Civic Learning Critical Thinking Education Learning Teaching


Resources:

Rachel Davison Humphries
Rachel Davison Humphries has worked as an educator in middle and high school classrooms for almost a decade, most recently as a mentor teacher in Guatemala City, Guatemala. She has presented at conferences and led professional development workshops in a variety of subjects, including economics, literature, adolescence, Socratic teaching, project-based learning and the pedagogy of freedom. Rachel has worked to help students grow and learn in a variety of environments, including charter schools, private schools and summer programs for college students. She earned her bachelor's degree from the Great Books Program at St. John's College, and a teaching certificate in adolescent education from the Association Montessori Internationale. She started at the Bill of Rights Institute in 2015 and now leads its teacher programs team.


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