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How a Bill Becomes a Law StAIR

How a Bill Becomes a Law StAIR

This is a Stand-alone Instructional Resource aimed at leading students through the formal governmental process of transforming an idea into a bill and then making it a law.

The visual and auditory nature of the lesson design, along with the student’s ability to move at their own pace and review the material multiple times, lends itself to be a strong resource for special needs students. The subject matter and nature of the lesson can be used to extend the learning possibilities to all sorts of areas, leading to unlimited educational possibilities for advanced students.

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Pamela Dunning
Pamela Dunning (Faculty)
7 years ago

Even though the audience is listed as K-12 level, I would use this in my undergraduate GOVT 101 class. The students would like the interactive parts of the PowerPoint and the links work (and based on where they are linked to should withstand changes).

Time spent reviewing site: 25 minutes
Travis Brindley
Travis Brindley (Student)
7 years ago

I loved this StAIR.  I will actually use it in one of my civics classes.  Its objectives are clearly defined at the beginning of the StAIR and achieves those objectives very well.  I also love how it ties in the School House Rock video.  All in all, it is a great StAIR.

Time spent reviewing site: 15 min.
Melissa White
Melissa White (Faculty)
7 years ago

Gary, you have a wonderful resource to share with others. Thanks for submitting this.