Getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving? In addition to giving thanks, use this holiday as an opportunity for civic learning.
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.
Hands-on activities to help students learn while watching, reading about, analyzing and discussing the Inauguration
Your Election 2016 Toolkit! Your source for Election 2016 resources and activities for K-12 teachers and students.
Video links, activities and resources for watching debates!
Do you know what a party platform is? A keynote? Find out here!
Watch the political conventions to learn about the candidates - and LOTS more!
Students read, think, decide, and take action in Election 2016
Learn about electoral college, find classroom activities, and download map!
Educational resources for Iowa Caucus
Lots of activities for the State of the Union
What are the steps in a presidential election?
What is the President's job? How does the President get elected?
Visualize the path to the presidency with a handout and poster
A global news event that is rich with opportunities for classroom discussions, civic learning, news literacy, reading information, and lots more.
A collection of audio recordings of US Presidents from after reconstruction to the present.
Government 101 for kids
Free posters about government
A collection of civic literacy resources for learning about the Charleston shootings and resulting actions
Send your video of the Gettysburg Address, celebrate and learn about the historic speech
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.
Find the correspondence and other writings of 6 founders of the United States.
Looking for government websites?
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