• Teach Constitution Day with Free Lessons from the Center for Civic Education

    constitutionday2012Teach Constitution Day with Free Lessons from the Center for Civic Education
    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.
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  • Student Voting Guide Helps Educate Young Voters

    constitutionday2012Student Voting Guide Helps Educate Young Voters

    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.
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  • Try We the People for Free

    28daysTry We the People for FreeLooking 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.
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  • Join Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for a Constitution Day Webcast

    ginsburgJoin Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for a Constitution Day WebcastCelebrate 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.
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  • ournetworkThe Center's Network
    Our network of state and district coordinators supports We the People by conducting local teacher professional development, holding conferences, and organizing local and state hearings.

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  • ebook 9.23.13We the People Enhanced Ebook
    Democracy goes digital with the new We the People enhanced ebook for high school students. Engage your students study of the Constitution on nearly any device, anywhere.

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    Follow the Center for Civic Education on Facebook to get frequent updates about We the People classes from around the country as well as news from the National Finals.

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  • companionGet More out of We the People
    High school students: get the most out of your study of We the People by visiting the We the People companion site.

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