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Professional Development

 

Constitution Camp

October 22-23, 2018 

Agenda

Location:  OCLRE Office (1700 Lake Shore Dr., Columbus, OH 43204) 

Cost:    OCLRE members - $25 for 1 day,  $45 for 2 days;  Non-members $70 for 1 day, and  $130 for 2 days.  (Membership is $30 per person per academic year.)

Registration 

Space has filled and registration has closed. Contact Tim Kalgreen at tkalgreen@oclre.org; 614-485-3515 with questions or for information.

Civics, government, and social studies teacher are invited to come to Constitution Camp!  Learn in-depth content and teaching strategies for important concepts you’ll be teaching in your government or social studies classes.  Once you get a grasp on the content, now bring it to your students using two different authentic assessment strategies: simulated legislative hearings and a moot court. 

 Attendees can expect to: 

  • Hear from content experts 
  • Get classroom-ready lessons & resources
  • Introduction to OCLRE programs such as Moot Court & We the People 

 

Not a member yet?  You can easily join while registering for any OCLRE program!


Youth for Justice & Project Citizen

October 26, 2018 

 Location:  OCLRE Office (1700 Lake Shore Dr., Columbus, OH 43204) 

Cost: Members - $25 Non-members - $70  

Registration form

This professional development is intended for teachers looking to bring project-based citizenship to their classroom. The Youth for Justice and Project Citizen programs empower students to be change agents improving their communities. Attendees will learn all the steps needed to bring authentic citizenship to their students, from introductory.

 


Advanced Mock Trial 

November 16, 2018 

 Agenda
Location:  OCLRE Office (1700 Lake Shore Dr., Columbus, OH 43204) 
Cost: Members - $25 Non-members - $70  
Registration Form
 
This professional development is for returning Mock Trial teachers/advisors who are looking for ways to challenge their teams and develop students' skills. This session will provide insight on how to engage students in the nuances of Mock Trial. The discussions and tools at this session aim to help teachers/advisors enhance student ability in categories such as:  
  • Cross-examining difficult witnesses 
  • Reading and responding to judges' preferences  
  • Using objections effectively  

  


Intro to Middle School Mock Trial 

December 6, 2018 

Location:  OCLRE Office (1700 Lake Shore Dr., Columbus, OH 43204)  

Cost: Members - $25 Non-members - $70  

Registration Form

This professional development introduces the Middle School Mock Trial program to teachers/advisors and prepares them to apply it to their classroom or community. Attendees will learn mock trial basics and strategies for implementing a literature-based legal case, such as methods for teaching a book alongside a case file. As with all OCLRE professional development meetings, teachers/advisors will walk away with resources and advice to apply in the classroom.   

 


If there is a strong interest in your school for a personalized professional development, OCLRE can provide one as with a minimum of five attendees, one of whom is an OCLRE member. For more information contact Ryan Suskey (rsuskey@oclre.org, 614-485-3506).

 

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