The NCSS House of Delegates is one way I can put my civic engagement money where my active citizenship mouth is. I think I am one of the few people that actually enjoys seeing how democracy works. It usually includes a lot of sitting, a lot of listening and very little talking, but it is the best way to get things done.
Today we heard the budget, committee reports, and some rousing speeches from the vice presidential candidates. It will be an exciting day tomorrow with elections and resolutions.
Social studies is not preparation for life, it is life itself.