Professional Development & Programming

October 26, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT Voting rights and reform are popular topics of discussion as we approach election day. Join the conversation and learn how to answer your students’ difficult questions and bring civil discourse to your classroom. Following a conversation with leading experts, iCivics will demonstrate their timely lessons and resources. October 12, 2021 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT Developed by Sphere alumnus and AP world history teacher Sean Kinnard, these dynamic lessons easily bring to life the story of human progress in your classroom. Suitable for multiple subject areas and grade levels, these easily adapted resources cover such topics as the industrial revolution, famine and agriculture, innovation, comparative world history, and the growth of human flourishing and prosperity. A Virtual Professional Development Program for Educators The Second Amendment after District of Columbia v. Heller When the Supreme Court handed down its decision in District of Columbia v. Heller overturning provisions of DC’s gun licensing laws, it set off a wave of legal challenges, policy fights, and legislation across the country. Join prominent legal scholars of the Second Amendment for this interactive conversation as they discuss the Heller ruling and the subsequent legal and legislative fights and provide an overview of where things stand today. This conversation is all the timelier, as the Supreme Court will consider a major new Second Amendment case in the coming term, New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Corlett . June 10, 2021 7:00 PM […]

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