Celebrate Digital Learning Day on February 5

Jan 30, 2014 / 60-Second Civics

Digital learning is an important part of our educational progress. The Alliance for Excellent Education sponsors Digital Learning Day each year as a way to bring national attention to this important educational strategy and to provide the educational community with support. Visit the Digital Learning Day homepage to take advantage of the many ideas, lesson plans, and more that is available on the website, including a free webcast. Learn what teachers and classes across the country are doing on February 5 and throughout the academic year.

The Center for Civic Education is proud to continue its efforts to promote digital learning. Here are some ideas for both teachers and the students: Read the rest of this entry »

The Year Ahead

Jan 15, 2014 / 2014 National Finals, 60-Second Civics, American Civic Education Teacher Awards, Announcements, Citizens, Not Spectators, Civitas International Programs, Constitution Day, Lesson Plans, We the People

It should be an exciting year for the Center and for civic education in the United States as more Americans awaken to the realization that our nation’s future depends on the informed participation of citizens in local, state, and national government. This year will include two We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution national competitions, a new We the People middle school ebook, a Project Citizen National Showcase, Constitution Day, and the November elections. Read the rest of this entry »

60-Second Civics Adapting We the People Middle School Textbook

Aug 20, 2013 / 60-Second Civics, We the People

60-Second Civics has begun adapting the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution middle school textbook as quick, one-minute podcasts. Each episode is accompanied by the Daily Civics Quiz. Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrate Bill of Rights Day with 60-Second Civics

Dec 12, 2012 / 60-Second Civics, Announcements, Volume 4, Issue 1

In honor of Bill of Rights Day 60-Second Civics is launching a daily podcast and quiz series on the Bill of Rights on December 13. The series will continue for several months. Read the rest of this entry »