Civic Learning Center :: Tag Archive

Events And Holidays

Presidents Day!

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.

Black History Month

Educational activities for Black History Month - learn about voting rights and more

Inaugurating a President

Hands-on activities to help students learn while watching, reading about, analyzing and discussing the Inauguration

Do you have a dream, too?

Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) worked to advance civil rights in the United States and around the world. That was his dream. What's yours? Here's an easy and meaningful activity for school or home - a great opportunity for students to envision their “dreams

Thanksgiving: A National Holiday

Getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving? In addition to giving thanks, use this holiday as an opportunity for civic learning.

Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a civic learning opportunity. Explore explore history, civics, reading and writing, 21st century content and more. Here are a few great resources!

Constitution Day

Constitution Day is September 17. This is an opportunity to incorporate civic learning into the classroom or dinner table discussion.

September 11

In addition to learning about what happened in 2001, you can use 9-11 as a civic learning opportunity for family or classroom dialogue.

Political Conventions

Watch the political conventions to learn about the candidates - and LOTS more!

7 ways to learn on Independence Day

Our founding fathers knew why civic literacy matters. Celebrate Independence Day by building yours!

5 ways to learn on Memorial Day

Celebrate Memorial Day by learning!

I Have a Dream…

Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) worked to advance civil rights in the United States and around the world.That was MLK's dream. What's yours? Here's an easy and meaningful activity for school or home

State of the Union

Lots of activities for the State of the Union

Resource Toolkit

Looking for a lesson plan, image, video, text, resource, or idea for civic learning? Search the resource toolkit.

Learning opportunity: Election 2015

Get ready to learn, think, decide, and act! Educates students about government, democracy, reading and analyzing info, the election process, making decisions, citizenship, and more!

Learning opportunity: Election 2014

Get ready to learn about elections, voting, government and more! Educates students about democracy, reading and analyzing info, the election process, making decisions, citizenship, and more!

Sochi Olympics

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.

Learning Opportunity: Election 2013

Educates students about democracy, reading and analyzing information, the election process, making decisions, different levels of government, ways that citizens participate in political life, and more.

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