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 ⟶

Register for New Free Course on U.S. Constitution

Are you interested in expanding your knowledge of the U.S. Constitution? Register to take the Center for Civic Education’s free, self-paced online course, “The U.S. Constitution: Its Foundations, Transformation, and Challenges.” This course explores events that led to the transformation of the U.S. Constitution and our system of government from its foundation to what it Read More ⟶

Join Mount Vernon’s Teacher Advisory Group

Join K-12 teachers from all over the country to provide the George Washington Teacher Institute with insights into K-12 teacher and student needs to help guide the development of classroom resources and professional development programming. This virtual volunteer commitment will include mandatory meeting attendance and survey completions, not to exceed two hours per month. Selection Read More ⟶