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Creating Civic-Minded Students

Open Ninth - Episode 95

How do you get a group of 7th graders excited about civics? Chief Judge Don Myers asked Maitland Middle School teacher Dawn Dunham this same question. Tune in to hear about her use of debate, discussion, imagery, technology, and media inside the classroom.


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In this episode

Donald A. Myers, Jr.

Moderator and Chief Judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit

Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr. has served as a Circuit Judge since 2011. He was elected as Chief Judge and will start his 2-year term on July 1, 2019.

Dawn Dunham - Open Ninth Guest
Dawn Dunham

Middle School

Dawn is a civics teacher at Maitland Middle School who helps students connect with their curriculum by using various forms of media.