Civics Renewal Network offers a fast-paced survey of the best online resources for debating the Constitution, engaging in civil discourse about controversial topics, and finding primary sources and professional development opportunities.
Participate in an interactive role-play lesson plan demonstration based on Madison's Notes from the Constitutional Convention. Participants explore constitutional principles at issue in the debates that created Congress.
Civic Life Project transforms students into responsible citizens by empowering them to explore and engage the critical civic issues facing their community and our nation through documentary filmmaking.
To expand visions of social studies education going forward, educators will overcome barriers in content and pedagogy. Often separated and isolated by subject, many students miss connections among disciplines.
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.