Addressing contemporary issues from the perspective of global human rights norms and standards can inspire and motivate student engagement. A new university consortium supports human rights education at all levels.
Imagine your students leading the discussion on important issues in their community. Civic Action Project is a free online curriculum that enhances government content with civic action outside the classroom.
Learn how to use a new, research-supported tool for assessing student learning in action civics classroom projects, with a particular focus on constructing and presenting evidence-based policy arguments.
Social studies educators teach students the content knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. The mission of National Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators.