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October 2017

Project Citizen Workshop – Bend Area

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

For teachers of grades 5-12.  Project Citizen, a program co-sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, is a unique curriculum for upper elementary, middle and high school students, designed to promote responsible participation in local and state government. Students work together to identify a public policy issue in their community and develop an action plan for local government leaders to use in addressing the issue.  The work culminates with a class portfolio that can be part of a state and…

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November 2017

Controversial Issues/Free Speech Workshop

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Two great workshops in one! Looking for strategies to help students work with controversial issues? Ever wonder what speech is protected and what speech is limited? This workshop will help you answer both questions. From mock appellate arguments to Town Halls, from Deliberations and Mock Trials to Legislative Hearings, interactive strategies give your students practice using civil discussion skills to explore multiple viewpoints on current events. Plus, this workshop will explore one of our most important amendments in the Bill…

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December 2017

Oregon Civics Conference for Teachers

December 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 The first Friday of each December is "Civic Education for Teachers" Day.  In honor of this state law, Classroom Law Project hosts a Civics Conference at the State Capitol in Salem for educators. Each year, teachers get an insider's view of the halls of Oregon government. From those who make laws to those who interpret them, this conference features officials from every branch. It is a day filled with everything you ever wanted to know about Oregon government from the mouths of…

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We the People Book Club – Unit 3

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Classroom Law Project for the We the People Book Club. This year's series of books will focus on current events and Constitutional principles (and loosely relate to the Units in the WTP text). Meetings bring teachers together to network, learn, and discuss a variety of topics. Leading book club discussions are the always insightful Susie Marcus and Shelley Larkins, the winning, inquisitive, and fun attorney coach from Grant HS's Con Team. There is no charge to attend, however, registration is required as space…

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MiniMock Trial

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MiniMock is a free, scrimmage-type event that gives students an opportunity to gain experience, try out new roles and skills, and encourage high schools to start a team. NEW THIS YEAR: Because demand exceeds capacity, Classroom Law Project will have a lottery to decide the 32 teams that will participate in the MiniMock event. Schools have six days to enter, and we will let you know which teams have been selected a couple days later. All teams have between October 2-7 to…

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January 2018

We the People High School Regional Competition

January 3, 2018 @ 4:00 am - 8:00 pm

Students demonstrate their understanding of constitutional principles and have opportunities to evaluate, take positions and ultimately defend those positions on relevant historical and contemporary issues during a simulated congressional hearing. Regional competitions in Portland and Eugene precede the state final, which determines the team that will represent Oregon at the national competition in Washington, D.C. Regional Competition, January 3, 2018 Lake Oswego High School (2501 Country Club Rd. Lake Oswego, OR 97034) For more information about We the People, click here.

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We the People High School State Competition

January 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Students demonstrate their understanding of constitutional principles and have opportunities to evaluate, take positions and ultimately defend those positions on relevant historical and contemporary issues during a simulated congressional hearing. Regional competitions in Portland and Eugene precede the state final, which determines the team that will represent Oregon at the national competition in Washington, D.C. State Competition, January 13, 2018  Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse (1000 S.W. Third Ave. Portland, OR 97204) – Open to the Public 10:00 am – First set…

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February 2018

Juvenile Justice and Search & Seizure Workshop – Tigard

February 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Do your students ask why laws treat kids differently than adults? If you want to know more about the juvenile justice system and search and seizure law, come on February 25. Guest speakers from the justice system will provide the nuts and bolts, then experienced Classroom Law Project staff will connect content with classroom-ready teaching strategies. Open to Oregon classroom teachers, grades 5-12. Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018 Location: Tigard, OR (specific site TBD) Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fee: $25…

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We the People Book Club – Unit 4

February 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Classroom Law Project for the We the People Book Club. This year's series of books will focus on current events and Constitutional principles (and loosely relate to the Units in the WTP text). Meetings bring teachers together to network, learn, and discuss a variety of topics. Leading book club discussions are the always insightful Susie Marcus and Shelley Larkins, the winning, inquisitive, and fun attorney coach from Grant HS's Con Team. There is no charge to attend, however, registration is required as space…

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Project Citizen Workshop – Eugene

February 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

For teachers of grades 5-12.  Project Citizen, a program co-sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, is a unique curriculum for upper elementary, middle and high school students, designed to promote responsible participation in local and state government. Students work together to identify a public policy issue in their community and develop an action plan for local government leaders to use in addressing the issue.  The work culminates with a class portfolio that can be part of a state and…

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