Professional Development

Learning Law & Democracy designs and administers a variety of civic education and law-related education opportunities for educators who teach civics and government in the classroom.

Our goal is to assist teachers in mastering content, with an emphasis on keeping the subject fresh, relevant, contextual. Sessions include assistance with curriculum development and teaching strategies.

2017 Update

Summer Institute in Civics and Law-Related Education Get Updated Before School Starts! August 9-11, 2017 Room 230 Minnesota Judicial Center St. Paul, MN Learn about Read More

Aug
9-11


James Madison Legacy Project Cohort 3 Summer Institute U of W Madison June 25-29, 2017

Professional Development opportunity for Minnesota and Wisconsin teachers. All costs paid by this 3-year federally funded nation-wide initiative. Cohort 3 meeting dates: June 25-29, 2017. Read More

Jun
25


Shaping America’s Elections Workshop

During an election year, Americans are bombarded by various messages and images from candidates. Discuss political media through the lens of shared American values and Read More

Nov
5


UPDATE 2016: Summer Institute in Civics and Law-Related Education

Get Updated Before School Starts! 9:00-3:00 Room 230 Minnesota Judicial Center St. Paul, Minnesota   Agenda (draft) http://bit.ly/2a0CvDu It has been an interesting year for Read More

Aug
9-11


New! James Madison Legacy Project

Professional Development opportunity for Minnesota teachers. All costs paid by this 3-year federally funded nation-wide initiative. Cohort 1 meeting dates: May 17 and 18, June Read More

May
17


Celebrate Magna Carta on Constitution Day!

A collection of lessons and supporting materials to teach Magna Carta! Take time this Constitution Day, September 17, to highlight enduring themes of liberty, freedom, Read More

Sep
17


MCSS Workshop Powerpoint and Website Favorites

MCSS Workshop, March 3, 2014 Bring civics and government to life with trusted online resources! MCSS workshop powerpoint Go To Websites Principles of Democracy in Read More

Mar
3


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