Resource Guide for Evaluation
Our Program Evaluation Guide is designed to provide nonprofit organizations a framework for thinking about evaluation as a relevant and useful program tool. This guide offers a number of useful methods, examples, and worksheets for you to use or modify to help make evaluation a part of your strategic development. See below to access a free, printable guide to evaluation. Please feel free to copy, paste and customize this document for your needs. We just ask that you credit the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.
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Lesson Plans for Educators
We offer an array of lesson plans that can be used in conjunction with, or independently of a free visit from the Freedom Express, our mobile museum offering visitors an opportunity to explore their First Amendment freedoms. Click here to view complete selection for lesson plans.
For lessons and activities that relate directly to the Freedom Express see our Plan Your Visit page.
- hands-on, object-based learning kits available free of charge.Freedom Express
- traveling museum available, free of charge, to visit schools and community events.
Professional Development Opportunities
We offer professional development opportunities mainly for journalists and for middle and high school teachers in the realm of civic education, but they are open to anyone interested in learning more.Illinois Civic Mission Coalition Professional Development CalendarSpecialized Reporting Institutes
Third-Party Classroom Resources
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