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Educator Program

Virtual Teacher Workshop | Cultivating Civics in Your Classroom

Saturday, May 1

Understanding civics and the role we as individuals play in a democracy is crucial to keep our society functioning. Discover resources created for with Mary Ellen Daneels, lead teacher mentor and instructional specialist at the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. Take part in our virtual Facing Freedom workshop led by CHM educators Megan Clark and Heidi Moisan and experience new ways to integrate civic learning into your classroom instruction. Afterward, we’ll email you free PDFs of the materials and strategies used during the workshop.

$20; 3 PD hours. Recommended for teachers of grades 3–12.

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People register to vote at the Board of Election Commissioners booth at the Black and Minorities Business and Cultural Exposition, held in the International Amphitheater, Chicago, Sept. 27, 1971. ST-19031753-0001, Chicago Sun-Times collection, CHM
A man stands in a voting machine with its curtains pulled back, touching a lever, Chicago, c. 1905. CHM, DN-0002491
Residents of the Greater Grand Crossing community area protest city plans to construct a new Greyhound Bus depot at East 75th and South Michigan Streets, Chicago, Oct. 1, 1968. ST-60002070-0017, Chicago Sun-Times collection, CHM

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9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.



$ 20

Event Location

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories