Resources on Explorers, Religion, and Immigration

The Civics Renewal Network will have a booth at the NCSS Virtual Conference on Dec. 4-6. You will find information and resources about each of our 36 organizations when you explore the booth! Also be sure to check out resources from Core Knowledge Foundation and Share My Lesson. Read More ⟶

Announcing the C-SPAN in the Classroom Podcast

The C-SPAN Classroom team is excited to announce its new biweekly podcast: C-SPAN in the Classroom! Each 15-20 minute episode will feature C-SPAN video clips and Classroom resources that highlight current events, topical discussions, or key historical moments. Craig, Pam, and Zach will discuss ways the content can be used in the classroom to launch Read More ⟶

Mount Vernon Supports National History Day Projects

Finding research topics for students competing in National History Day (NHD) is sometimes the biggest hurdle. In an intro video, our staff at Mount Vernon have provided some suggested topics that they think match up well with this year’s theme: “Debate and Diplomacy: Success, Failures, and Consequences.” Each suggestion can be explored through primary and Read More ⟶

Center for Civic Education to Launch Civics SmartBrief

The Center for Civic Education is excited to announce the debut of the Civics SmartBrief, a twice-weekly email newsletter that will bring you the most important and timely news stories about critical issues important to teachers of civics, history, and government, as well as frequent updates from the Center for Civic Education. Subscribers will be Read More ⟶

Bill of Rights Day Student Contest

The U.S. Courts from the 7th and 8th Circuits invite students in grades 3-12 from Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin to submit art and essays on the importance of the Bill of Rights. Semifinalists from each category will receive a $50 e-gift card and advance to the Read More ⟶

Law-Related Education Community Survey

The ABA Division for Public Education is conducting a brief survey about law-related education (LRE) to determine what sort of resources, programs, or other activities might be useful to the LRE community. The survey is estimated to take 4 minutes. We invite everyone who is interested in law-related education to complete the survey. Thank you Read More ⟶

Civics 101 Podcast Offers School, Library Visits

The Civics 101 Podcast offers free school and library visits for both podcast instruction and civic conversation (and are happy to do a little of both). Take a look at our module offerings and fill out our visit request form. We offer both Zoom and in-person visits, COVID-dependent, between 1-2 hours in length. Go here Read More ⟶

Resources on Three Branches of Government

The Civics Renewal Network will have a booth at the NCSS Virtual Conference on Dec. 4-6. You will find information and resources about each of our 36 organizations when you explore the booth! Also be sure to check out resources from Core Knowledge Foundation and Share My Lesson. Read More ⟶