Civitas Armenia Awarded UNDEF Grant

Jan 09, 2014 / Civitas International Programs

Armenian Center for Democratic Education-CIVITAS, the Center for Civic Education’s Civitas International Programs partner in Armenia, will implement “Democracy and Human Rights Education in Armenia” with a grant from the United Nations Democracy Fund. The two-year project seeks to prepare a generation of active and accountable citizens committed to the fundamental values and principles of democracy and human rights. Read the rest of this entry »

We the People Aligned to Common Core

Dec 09, 2013 / We the People

All three levels of We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution are now aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Read the rest of this entry »

Andrus Center for Public Policy and We the People Idaho Win Grant Award

Dec 09, 2013 / We the People

The Idaho Humanities Council awarded the Andrus Center for Public Policy and Idaho We the People a grant for professional development for their project, “The Role of Dissent in American History, Politics, and Law.” Read the rest of this entry »

We the People Students Take Note: App from Library of Congress Digs Deeply into Constitution

Nov 20, 2013 / We the People

An app launched on Constitution Day by the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, the Library of Congress and the Government Printing Office seeks to “make analysis and interpretation of constitutional case law by Library experts accessible for free to anyone with a computer or mobile device.” Read the rest of this entry »

New Teacher and Classroom Tools for the We the People Ebook

Nov 13, 2013 / Level 3 Enhanced Ebook, We the People

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 »

Win a Classroom Set of We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution Textbooks or Enhanced Ebooks

Nov 13, 2013 / Announcements, Level 3 Enhanced Ebook, We the People

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.

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Join Us at NCSS!

Nov 13, 2013 / Announcements, E-news, Level 3 Enhanced Ebook, National Council for the Social Studies

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 »

Taiwan Hosts International Conference on Active Citizenship Education and Democratization

Nov 13, 2013 / Civitas International Programs

The Center for Civic Education’s Civitas International Programs partner in Taiwan, the Civic and Law-Related Education Foundation, hosted Active Citizenship Education and Democratization, an international conference on civic education focusing on the Asia region. The event was held on October 26 and 27, 2013, at National Taiwan University in Taipei. Read the rest of this entry »

Project Citizen in Burma

Oct 08, 2013 / Civitas International Programs

King Prajadhipok’s Institute (KPI), the Center for Civic Education’s (Center) Civitas International Programs partner in Thailand, completed a two-year project in Burma with a series of Project Citizen civic education training seminars in September 2013. Burmese teachers, school principals, community-based organization members, and village leaders participated in the three workshops, which were held in the Mandalay, MaHlaing, and ShweBo localities of Burma. Read the rest of this entry »

Video Highlights We the People Ebook Partnership

Oct 07, 2013 / E-news, Level 3 Enhanced Ebook, We the People

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 »