August 2021

Civic Spirit Student Internships

Civic Spirit is excited to introduce Student Alumni Internships — a new opportunity for students who have previously participated in Civic Spirit programming. We are seeking energetic and passionate high school seniors or graduates eager to enhance their development as a professional and contribute towards the mission of Civic Spirit to educate, inspire, and empower schools across faith traditions …

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Harlem Renaissance (Elementary)

During the COVID school year of 2021-2021, 4th-grade Humanities teacher Hilary Davis decided to get creative using music, poetry, and the arts to discuss difficult and triumphant moments of American history related to contemporary issues of race and Black Americans. In partnership with Civic Spirit Director of Education, Tiphanie Shoemaker, Ms. Davis introduced a new …

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Sample Syllabi

Many Civic Spirit Educators have incorporated new civic-related content into existing required courses or electives or introduced new classes inspired by their learning and study within the Educators Cohort program. See the various syllabi Civic Spirit teachers have created over the years.  William Reusch at Shalhevet High School introduced a new course called “Advanced Studies …

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