A network for Street Law instructors
Takoma Park, MD has lowered the voting age for municipal elections to 16. Lowell, MA, is working to allow 17-year-olds to vote, and there’s a pending bill in California that would make that change statewide. I am in favor. Strong … Continue reading
Is this a good exam question? “What are the dangers to a democracy of a national police organization, like the FBI, which operates secretly and is unresponsive to criticism?” In the late 1950s, applicants to the University of California had … Continue reading
Welcome to the Street Law Teachers network—a free social network for Street Law teachers, professors, and instructors and educators who teach about the law.
We encourage you to sign up to connect with colleagues and resources and participate in forum discussions and groups.
Our goal is to improve the teaching of civics, law, democracy, and human rights by providing an online space to connect teachers, professors, and instructors; facilitate collaboration; and share resources developed by Street Law and our partners and educators.
I showed the HBO Film, "The Loving Story" in my class last week after we read Chapter 31 in Unit 5. It led to a discussion not just about marriage laws (including the recent same-sex marriage cases) but also civil…Continue
This summer Street Law, Inc. will conduct its first Civics & Civil Rights Institute in Washington, DC, from July 10–12, 2013. This professional development institute provides educators with a valuable opportunity to expand their…Continue
A teacher in the Bay Area wants to start a Street Law course next year and is looking for a few syllabi from experienced Street Law teachers.
Do you have one that you would be willing to share? If so, please email me…Continue