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Public Achievement eGuide
Table of Contents

Introduction and Acknowledgments
Student Learning Outcomes
YES Community Partner
PA Theory and Models 
The Language of Democracy
The Practice of PA  
Core Concepts
Public Skills
Coaching
Classroom Climate

Classroom Management

Lesson Planning

Coaching Principles

Debriefing

Coaching Effectiveness

Project Development I

Project Development II

Taking Action

Success and Failure

References

 

 

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Public Achievement Course Student Learning Outcomes


1. Knowledge/ Comprehension
Recalls information, concepts, and theories that are essential to Public Achievement, public deliberation, community engagement, and working with elementary school students in an afterschool learning environment; internalizes this knowledge to create meaning.

2. Analysis 
Practices critical thinking as a guide to beliefs and actions that lead to instilling an understanding of citizenship and public work among elementary school students.

3. Synthesis
Thinks creatively to generate effective strategies towards educating young students about citizenship, issue identification, and contributing to the public good and community well-being.

4. Planning/ Implementation   
Applies Public Achievement core concepts, civic skills and community knowledge to carrying out projects directed to specific problems that compromise community well-being.

5. Communication   
Effectively communicates ideas and concepts in order to engage with others to achieve effective active citizenship and project implementation.

6. Leadership   
Inspires, facilitates, and coaches with others to inspire a sense of purpose to do public work among PA students.

7. Cultural Competency   
Functions effectively in a pluralistic society and in the Central Georgia region.

8. Evaluation   
Assesses the value of Public Achievement and learning and applying the principles of active citizenship.

9. Grounding   
Considers ones own values, motivations, and passions when working to create change in society.

10. Responding   
Builds and maintains interpersonal relationships in order to achieve the goals of effective citizenry

11. Committing 
Utilizes ones own personal value system towards insuring community well-being, human rights and the building of a just world.


 

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