Science: Social_Sciences: Education: Civics
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Promotes the rights, responsibilities, and civic values of U.S. citizenship. Distance learning courses, curriculum for grades 7-12 and resources.
Center for Civic Education
Nonprofit group which specializes in civic and citizenship education, law-related education, and international exchange programs in education in developing democracies. Site includes center history, news, programs, publications, alumni network, research, and related links.
Choices Education Program
Brings to life current and historical public policy issues for high school students. Includes workshops, classroom materials, and mailing list.
Choices Education Project: Capitol Forum on America's Future
A program for high school students and their teachers, from the Choices Education Project, Brown University. Also offering adult discussion programs and curriculum materials on international affairs topics.
The Civic Mind
Civics lessons for communities and classrooms.
Civic Practices Network
A collaborative and nonpartisan project bringing together a diverse array of organizations and perspectives within the new citizenship movement. We share a commitment to bring practical methods for public problem solving into every community and institutional setting in America.
Civics Online-[Re]Envisioning the Democratic Community
A collaborative, internet project working to provide teachers, students, and parents with a rich array of primary source materials, learning tools, and professional development resources with which to learn and teach civics.
International Resource for civic education and civil society
A nonprofit, nonpartisan citizenship education organization that promotes responsible and informed participation in the democratic process through a variety of educational programs.
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Publisher of U.S. Constitution curriculum materials. Also provides free lesson plans and newsletters online.
CSV Community Partners
Helps universities, colleges and schools develop opportunities for citizenship education through community involvement.
Getting the Message Out
An exhibition examining the national popular political culture in the antebellum United States through campaign materials from presidential campaigns from 1840-1860. Site includes histories, biographies, and primary source material such as campaign biographies and campaign songbooks, as well as song recordings, images, and teachers' guide.
Government and civics information portal that simplifies the search for online regional, state, national and international government resources including election information.
The Learning Page
Created to assist educators as they use the American Memory web site to teach about United States history and culture. The site provides tips and tricks for using the American Memory collections, as well as frameworks,activities, and lessons that provide context for their use. It will be useful to life-long learners of all ages.
Supreme Court Appointments
Looks at possible vacancies on the Supreme Court of the United States and discusses the appointment process.
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