Red, White and Who? Politics & Government in the Modern Classroom

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Red, White and Who? Politics & Government in the Modern Classroom

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Course description: As educators, it is a core responsibility that students are provided the resources to engage in civil and thoughtful political discussions in and outside of the classroom. Our current high school, middle schools, and elementary students will be shaping our nation’s future in a very direct and significant way. It is a moral imperative that our future voters are not only taught how to be civically engaged but to also have respectful discussions in an increasingly polarized world. The purpose of this course is to identify the unique problems facing educators in navigating politics in the classroom. Participants in this class will reflect on our nation’s current political climate and the foundations that support our political system. This includes reflections on our nation’s elections, political parties, and contemporary media landscape. At the conclusion of the course, participants will develop an implementation plan to increase civic engagement from students and ensure that politically charged discussions are handled in an appropriate manner.

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This is a 2-credit course.

Upcoming sections:

October 20, 2019 - November 30, 2019
December 22, 2019 - February 1, 2020
February 23, 2020 - April 4, 2020
April 26, 2020 - June 6, 2020
June 7, 2020 - July 18, 2020
July 19, 2020 - August 29, 2020
September 6, 2020 - October 17, 2020
November 8, 2020 - December 12, 2020
December 13, 2020 - January 23, 2021
February 14, 2021 - March 27, 2021
April 18, 2021 - May 29, 2021

Course Fees (🚨🚨FLASH SALE: $70 License Renewal and $270 Grad Credit now through 8/23!🚨🚨):

License Renewal (ISEA member) - $70
License Renewal (non-ISEA) - $70
Para credit - $70
Graduate Credit (ISEA member) - $270
Graduate Credit (non-ISEA) - $270
Audit - $70

If you have any questions or would like to pay with a check, please contact academy@iowasafeschools.org or call 515.381.0588.

Graduate Credit Policy
Participants are limited to 12 graduate credits per semester (Fall, Spring, Summer).

Cancellation/Refund Policy
All course cancellations or requests to change credit type must be received in writing or electronically at least fourteen days prior to the class start date. All refunds requested before this deadline will be subject to a $40 cancellation fee per course cancelled. No refunds will be issued on cancellations received after this deadline, however, we can move you to a future session of the same course if possible. Iowa Safe Schools reserves the right to cancel any course in the event of insufficient registration, in which case a full refund will be issued. Cancelled courses may be rescheduled at a later date.

Sale Policy
Sales are honored only during the dates the sale is active at the time of your registration. We do not honor current sales for previously registered or completed courses.

Transcripts
Please allow up to two weeks for transcripts to be processed following a course end date. Request your transcripts by going to http://www.safeschoolsacademy.org/transcripts.

 

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