The We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution enhanced ebook for high school students has been updated to include a powerful set of teacher tools that make managing your We the People classroom even easier. Teachers can now organize their students into different classes, create groups and group assignments, and see how each student is doing at a glance. Read the rest of this entry »
The Center for Civic Education and Share My Lesson have partnered to offer our teachers the opportunity to win a free classroom set of We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution textbooks or the new enhanced ebook. Enter by visiting www.ShareMyLesson.com/cce and signing up for Share My Lesson.
The Center will be attending the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference in St. Louis this month. The meeting, held November 22-24 at the Cervantes Convention Center at America’s Center, will be dedicated to the topic of Social Studies: Gateway to the Core of Learning. The Center will be exhibiting at booth 202. Read the rest of this entry »
A video featuring the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution enhanced ebook was released on Constitution Day to highlight the Center’s partnership with global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Read the rest of this entry »
The groundbreaking We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution enhanced ebook for high school students is now available on mobile devices. Subscribers can enjoy We the People on nearly any device, including Macs and PCs, Apple iPads and iPhones, Android tablets and smart phones, and Windows 8 touch-screen devices. Read the rest of this entry »
Fifty years ago this Wednesday, on August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his now-famous “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. During the march, about 250,000 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., to demand equality in an era of segregation and brutal police suppression of peaceful civil rights demonstrations. The march is credited with bringing pressure on Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Read the rest of this entry »