How well equipped are our students to become informed, engaged citizens about public policy? Primary sources are an important method for involving students in thinking and viewing critically, weighing relevant evidence and
evaluating multiple sources and perspectives. Evidence-based learners have the ability to effectively assess sources of information and to come to informed, reasoned decisions.
The New Jersey Center for Civic Education and the New Jersey Council for the Social Studies have received a grant from the Library of Congress to provide a series of professional development workshops for upper elementary,
middle and high school social studies educators.
A Basic Workshop will be held on Oct. 30, 2012 at Rutgers Livingston Center in Piscataway (workshop application)
An Advanced Workshop will be held on Dec. 8, 2012 at Rutgers Busch Campus in Piscataway (workshop application)