Presidents Day is a holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. It is a day when Americans honor the leaders who have served as President of the United States.
Educational activities for Black History Month - learn about voting rights and more
Constitution Day is September 17. This is an opportunity to incorporate civic learning into the classroom or dinner table discussion.
What is the President's job? How does the President get elected?
Explore the powers of local and state governments through a case study about NC legislation
Resources for classroom learning and dialogue about Charlie Hebdo event
The mystery of flight 370 offers rich opportunities for classroom discussion and critical thinking.
The 2014 Winter Olympics take place in Sochi, Russia in February. Here are a few resources to help students to build civic literacy while following this exciting global event.
In 2011, the North Carolina General Assembly approved the Founding Principles Act. It defines certain Founding Documents and Founders' Principles that high school students need to learn about and understand for civic literacy.
Students deliberate issues of national security and surveillance in this activity from CSPAN. Includes lesson plan, DBQ, news and video clips, and more.
Wonder how different countries define the rights of citizens, or the voting process? Explore the world's constitutions with Constitute!
Find the correspondence and other writings of 6 founders of the United States.
Here's a great tool for using records from the National Archives and Center for Legislative Archives.
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GenerationNation develops a new generation of civic leaders.
Smart, fun programs connect classroom learning with hands-on experiences that help K-12 students to build civic literacy and leadership from an early age.