Civic Learning Center :: Tag Archive


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.

State of the Union

Lots of activities for the State of the Union

Thanksgiving: A National Holiday

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

Inaugurating a President

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

Election 2016 Toolkit: K-12 Resources

Your Election 2016 Toolkit! Your source for Election 2016 resources and activities for K-12 teachers and students.

Election 2016 Candidate Debates

Video links, activities and resources for watching debates!

Vocabulary of Conventions

Do you know what a party platform is? A keynote? Find out here!

Political Conventions

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

Election 2016 Learning Opportunity

Students read, think, decide, and take action in Election 2016

Electoral College

Learn about electoral college, find classroom activities, and download map!

Iowa Caucus

Educational resources for Iowa Caucus

Electing a President

What are the steps in a presidential election?

Office of the President

What is the President's job? How does the President get elected?

Path to the Oval Office

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.

Presidential Voices

A collection of audio recordings of US Presidents from after reconstruction to the present.

Government for Kids

Government 101 for kids


Free posters about government

Charleston Shooting

A collection of civic literacy resources for learning about the Charleston shootings and resulting actions

Gettysburg Address

Send your video of the Gettysburg Address, celebrate and learn about the historic speech

Founding Documents and Founders’ Principles

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.

Founders Online

Find the correspondence and other writings of 6 founders of the United States.

Finding information about government

Looking for government websites?

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