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Rock the Vote's Democracy Class is a one-period, civics education lesson plan that teaches high school students about the importance of voting, the history behind it, and registers them to vote. The program uses popular culture, video, a mock election, and classroom discussion to excite students about participating in our democracy and enable them to recognize the power that comes with voting.

Educators can download the materials needed to teach Democracy Class for free from

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Teachers as Policy Experts: Shaping the Future of Civics in Texas

Join representatives from the Texas Civics Education Roundtable to discuss the future of civics education polity in Texas. The roundtable was founded in 2018 to convene practitioners, organizations, educators, academics, and community members committed to improving civics education and youth civic engagement opportunities in Texas.

Elementary Civics - LRE Style

Discover how mini books can help students understand our founding documents and different levels of government. Receive the mini books and lessons to use in your classroom.

America Needs Journalists

Connect journalistic skills with civics education. Learn from a certified, experienced journalism educator on how journalism plays a vital role in teaching students about their role in a democratic society.


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