100+ Ideas for Teaching Citizenship (Continuums One Hundreds)

100+ Ideas for Teaching Citizenship (Continuums One Hundreds)

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This book offers more than 100 ideas to inspire your lesson planning, engage students in lessons, carry out effective assessment and many other tips and activities to make life a bit easier for Citizenship Education teachers in both Secondary and Primary schools. This edition includes activities on: The international banking crisis Immigration and migration The recent elections in the UK, EU and USA and updated material on: Legislation, curriculum changes, technology, reports and research Professional development opportunities and teacher training Citizenship Education across the world 100+ ideas for Teaching Citizenship includes more practical ideas for use in the classroom, whole school and community, and is an invaluable dip-in resource for teachers of Citizenship Education for students aged 5-19.

Table of contents

Cover......Page 1
Contents......Page 8
Preface......Page 16
SECTION 1 Fundamental Contexts for Citizenship......Page 18
1 Citizenship......Page 19
2 Politics......Page 20
3 Economics......Page 22
4 Law......Page 24
5 Identity......Page 26
SECTION 2 Key Goals for Citizenship......Page 28
6 Justice......Page 29
7 Rights......Page 30
8 Responsibilities......Page 31
9 Democracy......Page 32
10 Diversity......Page 34
SECTION 3 Dimensions and Debates......Page 36
11 Gender......Page 37
12 Britishness......Page 38
13 Migration and Immigration......Page 40
14 Cyber Citizens......Page 42
15 Faith......Page 44
SECTION 4 UK and International Governmental Bodies......Page 46
16 House of Parliament/Number 10 Downing Street......Page 47
17 The Treasury......Page 48
18 Home Office......Page 50
19 The Foreign Office......Page 51
20 Department for International Development......Page 52
21 The Department for Education......Page 54
22 Ofsted......Page 55
23 The Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA)......Page 56
24 The Ministry of Justice......Page 58
25 The United Nations......Page 59
26 The World Trade Organization......Page 61
27 Agenda 21......Page 63
28 The G8......Page 64
29 The Commonwealth......Page 66
30 The European Union......Page 68
31 The Council of Europe......Page 70
SECTION 5 Education Organizations/NGOs......Page 72
32 The Citizenship Foundation......Page 73
33 ACT (Association for Citizenship Teaching)......Page 74
34 The Association for Teaching of Social Sciences (ATSS)......Page 75
35 Community Service Volunteers......Page 76
36 The Development Education Association......Page 77
37 The Hansard Society......Page 78
38 Oxfam......Page 79
39 The Carnegie Foundation......Page 80
40 National Children`s Bureau......Page 81
41 School Councils UK......Page 82
SECTION 6 What Can I Do to Promote the Following . . . ?......Page 84
42 Political Literacy......Page 85
43 Social and Moral Responsibility......Page 87
44 Community Involvement......Page 89
45 Group Discussions......Page 91
46 Presentation Skills: Deciding When to Speak......Page 92
47 Understanding Bias......Page 93
48 Participation......Page 95
49 Effective Support for Exceptional Students......Page 97
SECTION 7 What Can I Do to Teach Citizenship Through . . . ?......Page 98
50 History......Page 99
51 Geography......Page 100
52 English......Page 101
53 Science......Page 103
54 Art......Page 104
55 Music......Page 106
56 Mathematics and Statistics......Page 108
57 Religious Education......Page 109
58 Physical Education......Page 110
59 Design and Technology......Page 111
60 Modern Foreign Languages......Page 112
61 Business Studies......Page 113
62 Personal and Social Education......Page 115
SECTION 8 Whole School Approaches......Page 118
63 Charitable Activity......Page 119
64 Action Groups......Page 121
65 School Links/Twinning......Page 122
66 Peer Mentoring......Page 124
67 Ethos......Page 126
68 Working with the Local Community......Page 128
69 School Assemblies......Page 129
70 Special Responsibilities for Students......Page 130
71 Working with Governors......Page 132
72 Setting Up an Environmental Club......Page 133
SECTION 9 What Can I Do to Set Up and Run a School Council?......Page 134
73 The Purpose of a School Council......Page 135
74 What Can You Do to Help Councillors Form an Agenda for Meetings?......Page 137
75 Helping Councillors Prepare for Discussions in Council Meetings......Page 139
76 Structures for Developing a School Council......Page 141
77 How to Help Councillors Report Back......Page 142
SECTION 10 What Can I Do to Set Up a Mock Election?......Page 144
78 The Purposes of a Mock Election......Page 145
79 Organizations that Offer Support for Mock Elections......Page 147
80 What Timetable Should Be Established in Advance of Polling Day?......Page 148
81 Voting Day......Page 150
82 Evaluating the Event?......Page 151
SECTION 11 Citizenship Lessons......Page 152
83 `Anything Can Happen in the Next Few Days . . . `......Page 153
84 What`s the Story?......Page 155
85 Odd One Out!......Page 156
86 Elections......Page 157
87 How Do You Feel About That?......Page 159
88 Sizzling Sound Bite Slogans......Page 160
89 The Post-it Plenary......Page 161
90 The Answer Depends on the Question......Page 162
91 Freedom of Speech......Page 164
92 The (Dis)united Kingdom?......Page 166
93 The Morality of Citizenship......Page 168
94 Tackling Controversy......Page 169
95 Every Picture Tells a Story......Page 171
96 What Should We Do?......Page 173
97 Show Us What You`ve Got!......Page 175
98 The Media......Page 176
99 Crisis!......Page 178
SECTION 12 What Can I Do to Assess Students?......Page 180
100 Introduction to Assessment......Page 181
101 What Sort of Levels Can Be Used to Understand Students` Responses?......Page 183
102 Assessing Students` Capacity to Explain......Page 184
103 Assessing Practical Engagement......Page 186
104 Reporting on Work Done in Citizenship......Page 187
SECTION 13 Examinations......Page 188
105 GCSE Citizenship Studies......Page 189
106 What is Offered by the Three Examination Boards?......Page 191
107 Planning a GCSE Citizenship Activity......Page 192
108 Encouraging GCSE Students to Make Good Presentations......Page 194
109 Post 16 Citizenship......Page 195
SECTION 14 Learning from Others......Page 196
110 Exploring the Work of Cross National Surveys......Page 197
111 CELS (Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study)......Page 199
112 EPPI (Evidence for Policy and Practice Information)......Page 201
113 Australia and Citizenship Education......Page 203
114 Canada and Citizenship Education......Page 205
115 Japan and Citizenship Education......Page 207
SECTION 15 Professional Development......Page 210
116 Professional Standards: Professional Attributes......Page 211
117 Professional Standards: Subject Knowledge......Page 213
118 Professional Standards: Planning......Page 214
119 Professional Standards: Class Management......Page 216
120 Professional Development: Assessment......Page 217

Details

  • Author: Ian Davies
  • Edition: 2nd Edition
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Continuum
  • ISBN-10: 1441185283, 144118371X
  • ISBN-13: 9781441185280, 9781441183712
  • Pages: 218
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 464.9K
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