Articles tagged with 'civicsed' | The Missouri Bar

The Missouri Bar - Archive (civicsed)

2024
January
22,
2024
| 16:50 PM America/Chicago
Missouri high school social studies teachers are invited to delve into the complex intersection of the First Amendment and social media at a free, two-day professional development workshop hosted by The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Department, ...
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2023
December
14,
2023
| 10:40 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar’s mission is to improve the legal profession, the administration of justice, and the law on behalf of the public. This mission drives the goal of ensuring that all Missourians have access to ongoing civics education.  The Missouri Ba...
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November
14,
2023
| 08:20 AM America/Chicago
"Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” – Albert Einstein The Missouri Bar is dedicated to ensuring that all Missourians have access to ongoing civics education. One way this is accomplished is by equipping te...
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October
16,
2023
| 09:23 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar is devoted to ensuring that all Missourians have access to ongoing civics education. Since its founding, Show Me the Constitution has offered educators a unique way to engage students in learning about the current legal issues and ho...
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September
15,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Constitution Day is most certainly a day for celebration. It is also a day for us to consider the Constitution’s impact on our nation’s beginnings.  The Constitution was not our first system of government. After we won our independence, we created a ...
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August
14,
2023
| 08:23 AM America/Chicago
Volunteer opportunity: Constitution Day speakers The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education department and Young Lawyers’ Section are looking for volunteer lawyers to speak to students throughout the month of September to celebrate Constitution Day. Each...
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July
17,
2023
| 08:36 AM America/Chicago
“The philosophy of the schoolhouse in one generation will be the philosophy of the government in the next.” – Abraham Lincoln Teachers are responsible for nurturing the minds of the next generation and preparing them to enter adulthood as informed ci...
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June
26,
2023
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
Each year, The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Department brings together teachers from across Missouri who specialize in American history, government, and civics for an intensive training program.  This year’s institute was held June 20-23 with t...
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April
05,
2023
| 09:24 AM America/Chicago
You’re never too young to debate large constitutional issues, a lesson many high school students took to heart during this year’s mock congressional hearing competition.Joplin High School came in first place at the 2023 Show Me the Constitution, beat...
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March
27,
2023
| 14:29 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Foundation Board of Trustees approved five grants – totaling $34,000 to help legal entities provide expanded civic education resources, lawyer wellbeing opportunities, statewide training for Legal Aid programs, and a handbook for sen...
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March
22,
2023
| 03:00 AM America/Chicago
“Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.” – ConfuciusMany educators have gone above and beyond to teach the next generation about civics – giving students the confidence to engage in their democracy. But some educators...
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March
07,
2023
| 11:44 AM America/Chicago
On March 2, 35 social studies teachers gathered virtually for the 2023 Street Law Professional Development Workshop to learn from legal experts about the equal protection clause under the 14th Amendment and how it applies today, as well as gather mat...
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January
18,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
This year The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education program is offering three professional development workshops for teachers that you won’t want to miss.To facilitate registration and promotion of these events, a new landing page for Citizenship Educat...
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2022
September
08,
2022
| 16:29 PM America/Chicago
Speaking in classrooms is a powerful way to connect with students and spread awareness of legal matters and the profession at large.This September, The Missouri Bar’s Citizenship Education Department is asking lawyers to enter area classrooms and tea...
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July
14,
2022
| 16:25 PM America/Chicago
Each year, The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Department brings together teachers from across the state who specialize in American history, government, and civics for an intensive training program. This year’s institute was held June 27-29 with t...
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February
08,
2022
| 08:42 AM America/Chicago
As a junior at Jefferson City High School, Danielle Atchison and her AP Government class competed in The Missouri Bar’s 2005 We the People competition – now known as Show-Me the Constitution.
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2021
September
14,
2021
| 14:22 PM America/Chicago
On Sept. 17, 1787, delegates of the Constitutional Convention adopted the United States Constitution, setting in motion the system of government that would guide our country for the next 234 years. Today, we recognize that historic mile marker each y...
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June
17,
2021
| 13:26 PM America/Chicago
On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger marched into Galveston, Texas, and announced that the enslaved people of Texas were now free. Although the Emancipation Proclamation was signed more than two years earlier, the reality was that it did no...
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March
05,
2021
| 13:35 PM America/Chicago
Quality teaching makes a huge difference in the lives of students and that is especially true in the teaching of government and civics. The Missouri Bar’s Citizenship Education Department on Tuesday collaborated with the U.S. District Court for the E...
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February
26,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Social studies is about broadening one’s understanding of different cultures, ethnicities, and religions, a goal Trish Baumgartner doesn’t take lightly. As Festus’ Jefferson High School social studies chair, Baumgartner is constantly on the hunt for ...
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2020
December
22,
2020
| 08:23 AM America/Chicago
Millie Aulbur, retired Citizenship Education director with The Missouri Bar, is the 2020 recipient of the Dr. Warren H. Solomon Civic Virtue Award. Established in 2001, this award recognizes people who exemplify and promote civic virtue among Missour...
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December
11,
2020
| 10:50 AM America/Chicago
        Nixa High School took top honors Dec. 9 when students went head-to-head online at The Missouri Bar’s Show-Me the Constitution competition. Second place went to Central High School in Springfield, while Kickapoo High School, also in Springfiel...
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November
09,
2020
| 11:30 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Department recently partnered with the Girl Scouts of the United States of America in Kansas City to host an event advancing civic engagement and education. The program began last year as an in-person event but ...
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April
07,
2020
| 10:44 AM America/Chicago
Jefferson City, MO - Nine students from across Missouri were selected this month as winners of the 2020 Law Day Essay contest. The annual competition, a joint project of The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section and the Missouri National Education Asso...
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April
03,
2020
| 14:06 PM America/Chicago
As teachers and students adjust to remote learning systems due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Missouri Bar’s Citizenship Education program of is making a variety of civics education presentations, assignments and programs available for use by Missouri...
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February
27,
2020
| 10:51 AM America/Chicago
Teachers and lawyers from across Missouri met Feb. 21 in Jefferson City to discuss plans for 2020 citizenship education activities carried out by The Missouri Bar. Citizenship Education director Dr. Anthony Simones also shared 2019 accomplishment...
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February
20,
2020
| 14:49 PM America/Chicago
In order to better equip teachers to explore issues involving the Constitution and the judiciary, The Missouri Bar’s Citizenship Education Department collaborated earlier this month with the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, and the ...
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2019
December
05,
2019
| 07:57 AM America/Chicago
Joplin High School took top honors Monday when students from across the state met in Columbia for The Missouri Bar’s Show-Me the Constitution competition.
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November
08,
2019
| 10:57 AM America/Chicago
by Anthony Simones JD, PhD, director of citizenship education On this day, we honor those men and women who have served in the military of the United States. We have all heard stories of individuals choosing to place themselves in harm’s way i...
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August
23,
2019
| 10:16 AM America/Chicago
Beginning Sept. 3, Springfield residents have the opportunity to attend local lectures on legal basics, sponsored by the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Foundation.
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