Bringing Civic Education to Life

Teachingcivics.org supports educators with an ever-growing repository of current, professionally vetted, and unbiased civics, law-related education, and government lesson plans and materials. These lessons include materials developed by Learning Law and Democracy Foundation and lessons written by others, vetted with links to their sources. Let us help you quickly find the best lesson for your students.

Upcoming

UPDATE 2016: Summer Institute in Civics and Law-Related Education

Get Updated Before School Starts! 9:00-3:00 Room 230 Minnesota Judicial Center St. Paul, Minnesota AGENDA (more details to come soon!) It is a great year for Read More

Aug
9-11


New! James Madison Legacy Project

Professional Development opportunity for Minnesota teachers. All costs paid by this 3-year federally funded nation-wide initiative. Cohort 2 Institute at University of Wisconsin, June 26-30. Read More

May
17


We the People Competition and Showcase

Minnesota We the People Competition and Showcase December 11, 2015, Minnesota Judicial Center, St. Paul, Minnesota More information

Dec
11


Celebrate Magna Carta on Constitution Day!

A collection of lessons and supporting materials to teach Magna Carta! Take time this Constitution Day, September 17, to highlight enduring themes of liberty, freedom, Read More

Sep
17


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A digest of civic education updates, announcements, and news you can use

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The TeachingCivics.org website is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota Legacy Amendment Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, and the citizens of Minnesota.
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