Teach Constitution Day this year with lesson plans for elementary, middle, and high schools. "How Should We Choose People for Positions of Authority?" teaches students how to identify the requirements of a position of authority and the qualifications a person should possess to fill that position. An additional lesson explores the lives of the Framers through a series of one-minute podcasts.
The Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law has released the 2014 edition of its Student Voting Guide, an interactive tool to help young people navigate new voting rules and find out how to register and vote in their states. The comprehensive guide provides an updated review of voting regulations in all 50 states. The guide makes the perfect compliment to the Center's Citizens, Not Spectators voter education curriculum.
Looking for an engaging, classroom-proven civics and government curriculum? Try the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution enhanced ebook for free for 28 days. We the People’s features include classroom management tools, audio narration, videos, built-in multiple-choice and essay questions. The ebook can be used on a wide range of devices, including desktops and laptops, Apple iPads and iPhones, Android tablets and smart phones, and Windows 8 touch-screen devices.
Celebrate Constitution Day with ConSource, The Institute for Constitutional History at the New-York Historical Society and the George Washington University Law School. Tune in to a live webcast of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Constitution Day Lecture on September 12, 2014 at 1 p.m. ET: http://bit.ly/1ystgOc.