Civil Discourse Resources 2017

The following documents were included as part of the 2017 Summer Seminar on Civil Discourse. Each is an embedded PDF. If there are multiple pages, you can scroll through them by using the arrows in the upper or lower left corner of each document.

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If you have any difficulties, email david.greenham@maine.edu.
Links to resources that were mentioned or shared during the seminar. Handouts and powerpoints are below.

Civil Discourse Summer Seminar Resources

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2017

Mark Ford, Casco Bay High School

From Subject to Citizen

Dr. David Richards, Margaret Chase Smith Library

Margaret Chase Smith Statement

David Greenham, Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine

Civility_in_America_the_State_of_Civility (1)
Talking Across Divides_ 10 Ways to Encourage Civil Classroom Conversation On Difficult Issues - The New York Times
Civility in America
Facing History - Fostering Civil Discourse
Democratic Disconnect
Civility in Elections Lesson Plans

Rebecca Lazure, Gannett House Project First Amendment Museum 

Gannett House Powerpoint

 

Joe Schmidt, Maine Department of Education

A republic IF we can keep it 1
Speak_Up_at_School

Peggy Smith, Open Communication

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Claritychoosingyourthinking
F-N-lists +attribution

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

David Greenham, Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine

Summary of Iran Contra Affair Prosecutions

Dr. Kristen D. Nevious, Fitzwater Center for Communication

Immersive Experiences in the Public Discourse

Representative Matthew Pouliot

TTRCTeacherResourceGuide

Joe Schmidt, Maine Department of Education

A republic IF we can keep it 2