Street Law Announces Spring SCOTUS in the Classroom Case

Street Law is excited to announce its Spring SCOTUS in the Classroom case: Kennedy v. Bremerton School District. This much anticipated case will decide whether a coach praying in public after a football game is protected by the Free Exercise Clause and Free Speech Clause or violates the Establishment Clause. Oral arguments in this case Read More ⟶

Constituting America Offers Free Presentations

Since its inception 12 years ago, Constituting America has made over 685 free interactive Constitution presentations to over 48,300 students in 27 states. Each class that schedules a presentation to occur before Saturday, September 17 (Constitution Day), will get free U.S. Constitutions for all the students in its school! Constituting America will present live or Read More ⟶

Enter Constituting America’s We the Future Contest

Constituting America’s We The Future Contest challenges students to create Constitution-themed works within categories such as best song, PSA, short film, STEM project, and essay. Teachers can win up to $2,000 for best Constitution-themed lesson plan, and $1,000 for sending in the most contest entries from their classes or school. We also offer teachers a Read More ⟶

Free Graduate-Level Courses in U.S. History for High School Students

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s History U offers free, graduate-level courses in American history to high school students. These courses, led by the nation’s top historians, are drawn from our MA in American History Program and allow you to study history at your own pace. Taking a History U course can enhance college Read More ⟶

Winners Announced in StudentCam Competition

C-SPAN has announced the winners of this year’s StudentCam documentary competition, in which more than 3,000 students participated. Again this year, 150 cash prizes totaling $100,000 will be awarded to students and teachers. The competition, now in its 18th year, asked students to join the national conversation on the challenges our country is facing with Read More ⟶

Library of Congress Offers Summer PD Workshops

Apply now to join the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. for a 2½ day free professional development workshop, where you’ll learn and practice strategies for using primary sources with K-12 students. In each session, Library of Congress education specialists will model a variety of hands-on, inquiry-based teaching strategies for using primary sources to engage Read More ⟶

Check Out Civics in Real Life Podcast

Civics in Real Time is a monthly podcast about civic issues, ideas, and events brought to you by the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at the University of Central Florida. Topics include: Inflation & Presidential Approval, George Washington’s Thanksgiving, Shadow Docket, and the Promises of the Declaration. Go here to learn more. Read More ⟶

iCivics Releases Game on Foreign Policy

iCivics has launched a new game called Convene the Council. Step inside the White House Situation Room as you take on the role of president of the United States and make foreign policy decisions with the support of your National Security Council. In Convene the Council, you will address international crises through strategic action, engage with members of your National Security Council, weigh the pros and cons of various policy options, delegate action to appropriate government agencies and departments, and work to improve core metrics of U.S. prosperity, values, security, and world health. The game was made in partnership with the Council on Foreign Relations. Read More ⟶

Registration Open for Share My Lesson Virtual Conference

Register for Share My Lesson’s 2022 Virtual Conference on March 21-24. Nearly 50 free, for-credit professional development webinars are offered. Attendees will hear from top-notch presenters including ADL, American Psychological Association, Barbara Blackburn, WETA’s Colorín Colorado, Girl Rising, Library of Congress, National Constitution Center, National Indian Education Association, NewsGuard, Next Gen Personal Finance, Random House, Read More ⟶

Sign Up for Free Hamilton Education Program Online

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History invites you to participate in the Hamilton Education Program Online, an easily adaptable, 100% free resource that allows students in grades 6-12 to explore the world of Hamilton and America’s founding era. The program features a wealth of materials, including information about more than 45 founding era figures, Read More ⟶