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Developing Civic Freedom

Saturday, October 8, 2011 - Saturday Seminar:  What is Civic Freedom?

We’ll begin our year with a discussion of our year long theme, presentations on academic literacy, and lesson design.
When:
8:30 am – 2:30 pm (lunch provided)
Where:
Tulare COE, 7000 West Doe Ave., Visalia, CA 93291

November and March - Online Book Discussions:

5th-grade read: Alan Taylor, American Colonies
8th-grade read: Daniel Walker Howe, What Hath God Wrought
11th-grade read: Michael Kazin, Populist Persuasion

There will be grade-level book discussions based on chapters from each text over the course of the year.
Where: Smartsite – logistical details forthcoming

Saturday, January 28, 2012 - Saturday Seminar:  Westward Expansion and Civic Freedom

Professor Dan Cady from CSU Fresno will present on his area of expertise, The West and notions of citizenship.
When:
8:30 am – 2:30 pm (lunch provided)
Where:
Tulare COE, 7000 West Doe Ave., Visalia, CA 93291

Saturday, May 5, 2012 - Saturday Seminar:  Civic Freedom in the Atlantic World

Professor Brad Jones from CSU Fresno will present on different notions of citizenship in the 18th century.
When:
8:30 am – 2:30 pm (lunch provided)
Where:
Tulare COE, 7000 West Doe Ave., Visalia, CA 93291

Monday, June 25, 2012 to Friday, June 29 - Summer Institute:  Developing Economic Freedom

The week will feature content presentation from world-famous UC Davis professors, pedagogical support, and lesson design.
When:
11 am (Monday) – 2:30 pm (Friday)
Where: UC Davis

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