Civic Education on Talk Radio This Week

October 27, 2016

As the election draws near, there has been an expressed interest in how we might improve civic knowledge, civic participation, and civic education in the United States.  Here are two great radio interviews with the leadership from Teaching for Democracy Alliance members, iCivics and CIRCLE. 


iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé sits down with Larry Jacobs of Education Talk Rado PreK-20.  She discusses teaching this election, engaging students with "Win The White House" and why teaching civics is important, not only thi year, but every year.  Listen to why we need this push: A Visit with iCivics.org, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's Group  

Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, Tisch College’s Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) was on the Joy Cardin Show this week. Kawashima-Ginsberg discussed how the 2016 Presidential Election has been challenging for some teachers, students, and families. Listen in on why we need more civics education and why we shouldn’t be afraid to bring political engagement into the classroom: How To Teach Civics In The 2016 Election