iCivics Releases New Video Series on the Constitution

iCivics presents a new comprehensive, short-form video series called “The Constitution EXPLAINED” that explains the text, history, and relevance of the United States Constitution, Bill of Rights, and additional amendments. The series was developed in partnership with the Center for Civic Education, and with the contributions of constitutional scholar Linda R. Monk, JD. Go here Read More ⟶

Future Senator with Ruff Ruffman Is Back at Kennedy Institute

It’s never too early to get involved! The Edward M. Kennedy Institute’s Future Senator program introduces students in grades 3-5 to the legislative process. Inside our full-scale Senate Chamber or on the virtual Senate floor, young “Future Senators” are introduced to an issue relevant to kids: whether the US government should require a longer school Read More ⟶

Nominate a Student for Civic Action Project Youth Board

Teachers, are you looking for ways to elevate your students who are making a difference in their community? Or maybe you have a student who is looking to build their leadership skills? Consider nominating them for Constitutional Rights Foundation’s Civic Action Project Youth Board (CYB).The board members serve as Civic Action Project (CAP) ambassadors, select Read More ⟶

Civics for All of US Constitution Distance Learning Programs

Check out Civics for All of US Constitution Distance Learning Programs with the National Archives on September 12–23, 2022. Join the National Archives for two weeks of live, interactive virtual programs for K–12 students around Constitution Day. Connect with the big ideas of the Constitution by exploring primary sources from the National Archives. Each program Read More ⟶

Teaching the Constitution with the National Archives

Get ready for Constitution Day with primary sources, classroom activities, and programs from the National Archives! In this interactive virtual professional development workshop from 7-8 p.m. ET on Thursday, September 8, you will explore how to make teaching the Constitution hands-on and relevant to students’ lives with text analysis activities, primary sources, and online teaching Read More ⟶

National Constitution Center Releases New Curriculum

The National Constitution Center has launched Constitution 101, a 15-unit asynchronous, semester-long curriculum that provides students with a basic understanding of the Constitution’s text, history, structure, and caselaw. Drawing on primary source documents from our new, curated online Founders’ Library — containing over 170 historical texts and over 70 landmark Supreme Court cases selected by Read More ⟶

New Video Series on the Constitution to Be Launched

iCivics and the Center for Civic Education have partnered to create a series of videos explaining basic facts about the U.S. Constitution in everyday language. “The Constitution Explained” is a collection of 2- to 3-minute videos that explore key concepts of the U.S. Constitution and explain how the American system of government has changed since Read More ⟶

Gilder Lehrman’s ‘Classroom-Ready’ American History PD Series Available

Explore the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s new “Classroom-Ready” American History Professional Development series. Held on Zoom last year, the series is now available as classroom-ready PD modules. The exciting How Did We Get Here? professional development series is designed to provide teachers with resources on topics in American history that are front-and-center in current events. Each Read More ⟶

Street Law Releases New Rule of Law Curriculum

Street Law is excited to announce the release of its Rule of Law for All curriculum. This set of seven core lessons plus a culminating activity is ideal for middle and high school social studies courses ranging from U.S. history to civics and law to global studies. The curriculum was developed by Street Law’s expert Read More ⟶