NCSS Annual Conference

Nineteen Civics Renewal Network organizations will be presenting sessions and exhibiting at the NCSS Annual Conference on Nov. 15-19, 2017, in San Francisco. Learn more about their wonderful resources by visiting their booths and attending their sessions. Pick up your free, giant Bill of Rights poster at Booth 344, just in time to celebrate Bill of Rights Day on Dec. 15. Go here for details.

Homework Help Videos

Try these new videos for teachers and students from the Bill of Rights Institute. The three- to six-minute videos cover key Supreme Court cases, AP U.S. History prep and economic trends throughout U.S. history. A new video is released each Tuesday. Learn more here.

The Campus Speaker: A Case Study in Free Speech

Looking for a great resource on current events and free speech? NewseumEd has created this classroom-ready resource to examine free-expression issues surrounding a controversial speaker invited to appear at UC Berkeley. We provide questions to help guide students on if and when offensive speech should be banned, and what are the competing interests and groups. Learn more here .

News in the Network

  • iCivics has a student essay contest for the holidays. Learn more.
  • National History Day is accepting applications for its Normandy Institute. Learn more.
  • The National Endowment for the Humanities has released its schedule of summer programs. Learn more.
  • NewseumEd announces a new initiative with Facebook on media literacy resources. Learn more.
  • Street Law announces dates for its Supreme Court Summer Institute. Learn more.