Bringing Civics to Life is designed to support educators with an ever-growing repository of relevant material that brings the subject of civics to life. Our goal is to provide current, professionally vetted and unbiased resources that assist educators in creating engaging lessons for their students.


Update 2014 Get up to date before school starts!

Deepen your knowledge of the content of the new high school civics and government standards and explore resources for teaching them Build your knowledge of Read More


MCSS Workshop Powerpoint and Website Favorites

MCSS Workshop, March 3, 2014 Bring civics and government to life with trusted online resources! MCSS workshop powerpoint Go To Websites Principles of Democracy in Read More


MCSS Great Lakes Regional Conference

The annual MCSS and Great Lakes Regional Conference is March 2-3, 2014 at the Sheraton Bloomington (formerly Sofitel Minneapolis). Over 30 workshops, teacher of the Read More


We the People Showcase and Competition Dec. 11

At the State Capitol, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Participation expenses supported through Legacy Grant. Find out more!


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