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Tag Archives: Civic Mirror

Hexvillian Citizens to Propose Laws

On September 28, 2010 Hexville Instructor/Fearless Leader Mr. Phaneuf offered/assigned Hexville citizens to write bills in this post: 1. Respond to this posting by proposing 2 laws for the government to consider making into law for your country (keep your … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Country’s Environmental Battle

Citizens all over the world are moving closer to living  “greener,” more enviornmentally responsible lives and the citizens of Civic Mirror Country Bayco, an 11th grade U.S. History class which covers 1877-present, fearlessly lead by instructor Kyle Pinckard at Opelika High School in … Continue reading

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OPPORTUNITY! Submit a Video Response for the Upcoming Civic Mirror Intro Videos

Civic Mirror Teachers, Students, Parents, and Curriculum Coordinators! This summer Action-Ed will be working with a video production company to develop super cool Civic Mirror Intro Videos. We hope that these videos will better help teachers and students ‘get’ what … Continue reading

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And Only for $19.99!!

They may not slice, dice or keep you warm but the citizens of SuperC, Carley Althauser’s class of 8th graders from College Place Middle School in Edmonds, have proven that they have the Entrepreneurial Spirit that will help them become … Continue reading

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BCSSTA Awards Civic Mirror the 2009 Innovation of the Year

At the 2009 BC Social Studies Teachers Association’s Annual Conference, president Raquel Chin awarded Regan Ross with the “Innovator of the Year” award for developing The Civic Mirror and working with teachers to integrate it into their classrooms. This is … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Citizens’ Flag Creations Contemplated

Randy Cayea’s 8th Grade civics class from Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, Virginia, otherwise known as the citizens of Ania, have begun the designs on a national flag to represent their country.  While some choose to find inspiration in flags … Continue reading

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Introducing the New Civic Mirror Trenches Writer

I’m proud to introduce to the world, the new CM Trenches researcher and writer, Sarah Connor.   Hello all Civic Mirror players and instructors!  I am a Social Studies/History teacher from Washington State and yes, I can fight robots from the future.  … Continue reading

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A Student Case Study: Jordan’s Story Civic Mirror Classroom Video Series, Episode 20

This is a student video reflection that was done for marks. The young man’s name is Jordan, his track record in school was less than stellar, and his experience in The Civic Mirror was full of adversity. What’s so fascinating … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Simulation Civic Mirror Classroom Video Series, Episode 19

This video shows a class discussion that took place after the students completed their final Reflection and Connection assignment. The students were asked to think about all that they experienced throughout the simulation, and then connect the major ‘lessons-learned’ to … Continue reading

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Final Reflections Civic Mirror Classroom Video Series, Episode 18

We cannot overstate how easy it is for instructors to overlook the Reflection & Connection component of the The Civic Mirror learning process, and the reasons are understandable. But one of the most important skills we can teach our students … Continue reading

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