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Creating a civics curriculum with Philly students that can be taught online or in person

Penn GSE

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Students still wanted to create a curriculum, and felt they needed to continue working with Philadelphia teachers to make their project useful. That choice was in keeping with the course’s Academically Based Community Service foundation. 

“We wanted to make the class meaningful,” Quinn said. “It took a little time, but when we tested the curriculum through video conferencing, it was really inspiring to see the high schoolers get into it, and my students were really excited to have this opportunity to connect with high schoolers. As a silver lining, we developed something that teachers will be able to use before the November election.”

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