New Civic Education On-Line Database

Posted by on July 21, 2006

Civic Mission of Schools (CMS) Practice Examples

CMS practice examples show how schools and teachers are educating students for democracy. The practice examples are reviewed by an advisory group of civic learning practitioners, researchers, and curriculum designers. They align with the Civic Mission of Schools? six promising approaches to civic learning and demonstrate criteria for high-quality, civic learning practice.

For educators and school officials, the practice examples suggest practices and programs that develop students? civic competencies: not only civic knowledge, but also civic skills and dispositions. For advocates, practice examples are a powerful communications tool, offering compelling stories of civic learning that bring CMS goals and teaching methods to life.

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