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Social Studies
Empowering Democracy: The Role of Civic Education in Fostering Critical Thinking - Secondary

ESC-20 provides professional development and technical assistance to support educators with implementation of the Social Studies TEKS, analyze data to enhance instructional practices to meet the needs of students, and provides targeted support to reach campus and district goals.

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Through interactive discussions and case studies, attendees will examine how civic education cultivates the capacity to analyze diverse perspectives, discern biases, and synthesize information from various sources. Moreover, the session will highlight practical strategies and best practices for integrating critical thinking pedagogies into civic education curricula across different educational settings.

Learn how civic education cultivates critical thinking skills, enabling individuals to analyze complex issues, evaluate sources of information, and make informed decisions as active participants in democratic processes.

This session was designed for 6-12 Social Studies teachers.

*Please bring your laptop and charging cord.

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) CPE - TEA Provider #015950
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Contact Person:
Ana Villarreal Simpson
Ana Villarreal Simpson
Date Time Location
7/18/2024 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Education Service Center Region 20 - Riverwalk Room
1314 Hines, San Antonio, 78208

1314 Hines San Antonio, TX 78208 | Phone: 210-370-5200 | Map

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