Harry Brien
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Volunteers make up so much of the Australian community. Such as local sporting teams. Without these volunteers it would be so hard for the Australian society to function.

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This on-line game, part of a civics site founded by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, really tests users' understanding of Constitutional rights.   Playing games on the internet is one way to enhance students understanding of citizenship become more engaged when they are doing something hands on.

Describe the structure of government and the Bill of Rights. There is a site called iCivics on this page that includes a game called "Do I have a Right". This is an online game for government.

Having your voice heard is important but if you not been educated on civics and citizenship then it makes it hard for your voice to be confident.

Having your voice heard is important but if you not been educated on civics and citizenship then it makes it hard for your voice to be confident.

Classroom bill of rights    5th Grade NYS Learning Standard  CITIZENSHIP AND CIVIC LIFE   -Constitutions, rules, and laws are developed in democratic societies in order to maintain order, provide security, and protect individual rights. - Darlene Farnsworth

Classroom Bill of Rights. I would use this after discussing the Bill of Rights and once the students have an understanding of what the Bill of Rights were and and types of issues they covered we would then be able create our own Classroom Bill of Rights.

Franklin Roosevelt quote about where the most important place for understanding democracy starts. This is why teachers must encourage students the importance of being an active citizen.

Franklin D. Roosevelt quotes - We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American Eagle in order to feather their own nests.

Excursions to Canberra are a great way to engage young students with democracy in  way that they can understand. Visiting places like Parliament House allow students to witness first hand what happens in Parliament.

Excursions to Canberra are a great way to engage young students with democracy in way that they can understand. Visiting places like Parliament House allow students to witness first hand what happens in Parliament.

Community service projects like feeding the homeless or packaging items for the military are great ways to teach kids the importance of giving back as well as showing them what hard work can do for others.- Michelle Flynn.   Teachers can organise excursions where they will participate in community service projects and hopefully this will create more active citizens in the future.

There are many ways to volunteer and teach your children about community service. Here are examples of real kids and the volunteer projects they've done.

School is the most favoured advocate for promoting the learning of Civics and Citizenship. ( Print,2007) That is why it is important for schools to get students involved in community service programs such as Clean up Australia Day. These programs show the importance of caring for the community and help encourage students to becoming active citizens in the future by participating in community service.

School is the most favoured advocate for promoting the learning of Civics and Citizenship. ( Print,2007) That is why it is important for schools to get students involved in community service programs such as Clean up Australia Day. These programs show the importance of caring for the community and help encourage students to becoming active citizens in the future by participating in community service.

Teaching students the importance of  the voting process is a crucial part of encouraging students to be such active citizens. This can easily be done in the classroom through role playing.

I agree completely. Vote out the do nothing republican congress and the Tea party, who shuts down the government and then blames the president. They must be stupid and "we" should vote them Out

Engaging in school democracy activities such as the one in this photo at old Parliament House are not only fun for the students but are more likely to increase the chance of these students becoming active citizens.

Engaging in school democracy activities such as the one in this photo at old Parliament House are not only fun for the students but are more likely to increase the chance of these students becoming active citizens.