Welcome back to the classroom! The 2019-20 school year promises to be a busy and exciting one with a presidential race, the centennial of the 19th Amendment, the Census, and more. We’ve pulled together collections of the best of the resources available on the Civics Renewal Network website to make it easy for teachers to find useful classroom materials for all grade levels. Over the year, we will be adding to these collections, so check back often.
How to Teach Controversial Topics and Civil Debate
Amid increasingly divisive times in our nation, teachers may find that tackling current events is more difficult than ever. How can issues such as immigration, racial discrimination and politics be debated in a civil manner? How can critical thinking skills be incorporated in these discussions? The Civics Renewal Network offers a range of resources, from kindergarten through high school, to support teachers in the classroom.
Resources for Teaching About Voting and Elections
This curated collection of resources on voting and elections from Civics Renewal Network organizations contains resources for elementary, middle and high schools.