2022 Professional Development

We're pleased to be hosting professional development institutes on teaching with the Civic Online Reasoning curriculum in winter and summer 2022.

About the Institute

Civic Online Reasoning: Sorting Fact from Fiction on the Internet will introduce participants to the Stanford History Education Group’s Civic Online Reasoning curriculum. Participants will learn strategies to help their students become more discerning consumers of information they encounter online. This three-session, online institute will address the following topics:

  • Research behind the Civic Online Reasoning curriculum
  • Overview of Civic Online Reasoning curriculum design principles
  • Modeling strategies of professional fact checkers
  • Integrating online sources about current events into the curriculum
  • Assessing students’ ability to evaluate digital content

Each session will include opportunities to engage with Civic Online Reasoning materials as part of a large group and in small breakout groups. Participants will learn strategies for implementing these resources in their classrooms.

Participants will receive a digital record of completion. Participants who complete the course and assigned homework will be eligible for 1 CEU, issued by the Stanford Center for Professional Development.

Session Dates & Info

  1. Winter Institute
    Dates: 2/16, 2/23, 3/2 
    Time: 3:15-5:30 Pacific Time/6:15-8:30 Eastern Time
    Homework: 4 hours total (only required if interested in receiving 1 CEU)
    Location: Online with Zoom
    Cost: $380
    Registration is now open! Click here to register.
  2. Summer Institute
    Dates: 7/12, 7/13, 7/14
    Time: 10:00-12:15 Pacific Time/1:00-3:15 Eastern Time
    Homework: 4 hours total (only required if interested in receiving 1 CEU)
    Location: Online with Zoom
    Cost: $380
    Registration date and link: A link to register will be posted here on 12/1/21 at 12 noon Pacific Time.

A limited number of scholarships are available for teachers who can verify current employment at a Title I school in the United States. Learn more about scholarships for the summer institute from this form and apply by December 3rd. We are no longer accepting scholarship applications for the the winter institute.

Questions?

Please email us at sheg@gse.stanford.edu.