Examine the power of nonviolence this Black History Month with five lessons for grades 5-12. Using readings, video, and podcasts, students learn about the use of nonviolence in history, paying particular attention to the civil rights movement and African American history.
The Center is pleased to announce the release of the 2016 We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution National Finals hearing questions (link opens a pdf file). Good luck to this year's participants!
ConSource has created correlations linking lessons of the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution text with primary sources available at ConSource.org. The lists for Level 3 (high school) and Level 2 (middle school) are available from the Center's website along with the United States Constitution for Kids, which offers educators and students the opportunity to read the original text of the Constitution alongside unbiased translations that are easy for students to understand.
Maryland state We the People champions from Boonsboro High School met with Governor Larry Hogan on January 29. They were also presented with resolutions on the floor of the state House and Senate. The students and teacher Ashley Wisner will travel to the We the People National Finals this April to compete against classes from across the country in a test of their knowledge of the Constitution. Photo: Executive Office of the Governor.