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Better, Faster, Stronger, and More Civically Aware

Discover the importance of fostering a strong civic foundation in the elementary grades, by demonstrating how young learners can actively tackle complex activities such as Socratic seminars and soapbox speeches.

Affirming Indigenous Sovereignty: A Civics Inquiry

Indigenous sovereignty is an essential component of civics education. Historical and contemporary examples of infringements on the sovereign rights of Native nations exist, in part, due to the disregard of tribal sovereignty, nationhood, and citizenship. Given the aims of inquiry leading to informed action, we see a strong fit for using the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework as an entry to instructional planning about Indigenous sovereignty for upper elementary social studies.


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